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Unemployment lines, Dept of Labor(KTVI) – Snagging or losing that new job in five minutes — according to a new survey, that’s all it takes for nearly half of employers to figure out whether you’re a good fit for a job opening.

The survey conducted by CareerBuilder says some of the most memorable mistakes made by interview candidates include acting out a Star Trek role and answering a phone call with a competitor during an interview.

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The national survey was conducted for a month and included a sample of 2,201 hiring managers and human resource professionals across different industries and company sizes.

While most mistakes weren’t as bad as “acting out a Star Trek role,” there are several common mistakes the managers say interview candidates make.  Those included appearing disinterested, dressing inappropriately and appearing arrogant.

Other mistakes include communications — failing to make eye contact, bad posture and a weak handshake.

Here are some more of the most memorable mistakes interview candidates made, according to‘s news release:

· Applicant warned the interviewer that she “took too much valium” and didn’t think her interview was indicative of her personality

· Applicant arrived in a jogging suit because he was going running after the interview

· Applicant asked for a hug

· Applicant attempted to secretly record the interview

· Applicant brought personal photo albums

· Applicant called himself his own personal hero

· Applicant checked Facebook during the interview

· Applicant crashed her car into the building

· Applicant popped out his teeth when discussing dental benefits

· Applicant kept her iPod headphones on during the interview

· Applicant set fire to the interviewer’s newspaper while reading it when the interviewer said “impress me”

· Applicant said that he questioned his daughter’s paternity

· Applicant wanted to know the name and phone number of the receptionist because he really liked her

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