14 Common Job Hunting Blunders

6. Badmouthing former jobs or colleagues

During your job search, you'll be asked over and over again why you're looking, by those with whom you are networking, as well as during interviews. If your reasons for leaving your last or current position are based partially or solely on the organization, the team, your boss, or your co-workers, don't mention it.

Follow your grandmother's adage: "If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all." Instead, focus on the positive aspects of leaving, such as learning something new, or making a positive career move.