I told myself I wouldn't let it happen again. But last month, there I was, cringing my way through the season premiere of The Bachelorette. And just as I can't stop myself from tuning in to the train wreck every week, the bachelors can't seem to stop themselves from making the same missteps we see every season. But don't worry, boys; your dating disasters are nothing a few savvy career tips can't fix. Read on to see a few interview pointers that this season's bachelors could learn from.
- Don't Over Share - Giving specific answers and sharing details are crucial in a job interview - and on a reality TV dating show. But know when to quit before being thorough turns uncomfortable. Case-in-point: short-lived contestant Derrick, aka "Shooter." Why Derrick thought sharing the real meaning behind his college nickname was a good idea, we'll never know, but it certainly didn't get him far. As Ali so succinctly put it, WTF?
- Don't Appear Cocky or Bored - Although hiring managers -