What to do during an interview

Now that you’re well-rested, prepared and at the designated location a little early – there are a few things to keep in mind once you’re actually in the thick of things. Here’s what to do during an interview:

  1. Answer the question that was asked.
  2. Shake the interviewer’s hand.
  3. Let the interviewer show you your chair – now is the time to be submissive, so as to not offend the interviewer.
  4. Say “Yes,” not “Yeah.”
  5. Take a second before answering a question to show you are putting some thought into your answer.
  6. Take notes.
  7. Let your achievements speak for you.
  8. Ask questions, including asking for a full description of the type of work that you will be doing.
  9. Keep eye contact.
  10. Be yourself.
  11. Start with conversation topics that you are comfortable with. This will allow you to direct the interview to a certain degree and present yourself in a positive light.

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