- Be prepared
- Be aware the interviewer may do research on you.
- Make sure you know who’s interviewing you, you can then tailor your answers to that person.
- Research into the industry, organisation, that particular role.
- Keep up to date with the company’s Twitter/Facebook, even newspaper articles.
- Prepare a start and an end to the interview, iterating what you want, an why.
- Remember what you have written in your application an go over the day of the interview.
- Dress appropriately to what the company is.
- Be in good time , to be early is never a bad thing.
- Deep breaths if your are anxious, calm yourself before entering the room.
- Turn any devices of or leave out of the room.
- Shake the interviewers hands, make eye contact, say you are pleased to be there, short time to make a favourable impression.
- Confidence is the key, answer questions slowly an succinctly, don’t mumble or hesitate to say something.
- Don’t say to much or to little, answers can always be expanded on if needs be.
- Equal eye contact between the interviewers if more than one, maintain this throughout the interview.
- Make casual mentions that will link to the research you have done into the company.
- Never ever lie.
- Relate experiences to qualities that would favour you for the job.
- Be committed an motivated when asked where would you see yourself in this job in 3/5 years time.
First an foremost be prepared for any outcome , do your research and act motivated an keen.
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