During the interview itself, posture is extremely important. For example, try not slouch or play with your hands while speaking to the interviewer. When responding, remain professional and engaging while showing enthusiasm. Make eye contact, smile, nod your head, and be an active listener. If you have a phone interview, it's still bestto dress professionally and smile while you are speaking; this can be heard in your voice and make you seem more approachable!
Remember, the interview is your opportunity to position yourself as the desirable candidate. Dress professionally and highlight your main accomplishments and strengths. You only have one chance to make an excellent first impression.
- Interview Success Article: Behaviors in an interview
- Interview Etiquette: Pre, during, and post interview
- Primer Article: Nailing your interview
- Forbes Article: Common mistakes made during an interview
- Phone Interview Etiquette
- Appropriate professional dress for men and women
- Sample Thank You E-Mail
- Resume Bear: Thank You Notes
- Career Builder Article: 10 Things to do after the interview
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