39 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Bad

Last week, we shared some interview tips that can land you a job offer, if followed correctly. ThinkstockPhotos-78749385During any interview process, you want to make sure you sound well versed and proficient in the industry. However, sometimes people fake it until they make it and in the process make themselves sound like they really don’t know what they are talking about! Jeff Haden shares incorrectly used words who’s meaning you should correctly know and use:

  • Advise and advice
  • Ultimate and penultimate
  • Well and good
  • If and whether
  • Stationary and stationery
  • Award and reward
  • Sympathy and empathy
  • Criterion and criteria
  • Mute and moot
  • Peak and peek
  • Aggressive and enthusiastic
  • Then and than
  • Evoke and invoke
  • Continuously and continually
  • Systemic and systematic
  • Impact and affect (and effect)
  • Between and among
  • Everyday and every day

Source: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/39-incorrectly-used-words-can-make-you-look-bad-jeff-haden?trk=tod-posts-post1-ptlt