Job Interview Skills

Success at a job interview is not just about answering the questions correctly. You must also include all the following elements in order to give a good impression and build rapport:

Things to do at the job interview:

  1. Have a good handshake
  2. Pronounce the interviewer’s name PROPERLY. (You can often get the pronunciation by calling the company after hours and listening to the interviewer’s voicemail greeting.)
  3. Get the interviewer to do a lot of the talking. Have your break through questions ready.
  4. Keep good eye contact with your interviewer.
  5. Smile. Look as if you are enjoying the conversation.
  6. Maintain a confident posture.
  7. Mirror your interviewer’s body language.
  8. Keep all your answers positive.
  10. LISTEN carefully to the interviewer’s question.
  11. Get the interviewer to SEE you in the job by responding to questions with examples that create pictures in the interviewer’s mind.

Things to avoid at the job interview

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