As Will Rogers said, “You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression.” This is particularly true in a job interview. To help you make that first impression your best, here are ten job interview quick tips:
- Before the interview, make sure any social networking account connected to your name is either set to “private” or 100% professional. Facebook is constantly changing their privacy settings, so even if you think it’s private, double check!
- If you are applying for a job at a restaurant or retail position, dressing in similar colors to the employee uniform can subtly encourage the interviewer to picture you as one of their coworkers.
- Show up ten to fifteen minutes early for the interview – no more, no less. Obviously, being late makes you look unprofessional, but being too early can be perceived as desperate. Showing up too early can also be awkward for the interviewer, especially if it is a small office without a separate waiting room, where there is nothing for you to do but sit and stare at people working. …Click to read more…