Great Tips on How to Pass a Job Interview

  1. Do some research about the company and the position.
  2. Know the interviewer’s full name.
  3. Have several copies of your resume (preferably in an organized planner).
  4. Be prepared and practice some of the suggestions below.
  5. Dress professional or at least appropriate for the interview.
  6. Look nice; be gentle on the perfume or cologne.
  7. Be 10-15 minutes early for the interview.
  8. Be calm, sincere and honest (but not too honest).
  9. Be a good listener and an articulate speaker.
  10. Be confident, as well as speak and act confident. (this may take practice)
  11. Do not talk too much or cut them off or too bold.
  12. Speak positive of others (people, staff/co-workers and bosses).
  13. Prepare and practice how to answer and ask questions. (write and practice-out-loud)
  14. Prepared some good questions to ask.
  15. Be prepared to answer some personal and tough questions with examples.
  16. Have a reliable pen and a note pad with you.
  17. Be natural – Greet the interviewer with a-good-pressure handshake and a sincere smile.
  18. Always maintain a friendly eye contact.
  19. Let the interviewer’s take the lead.
  20. It’s ok and normal to feel nervous, just do your best, more practice will ease the process.
  21. Stay focus and attentive.
  22. Let the interviewer be the first to mention salary and benefits.
  23. Don’t expect a job offer at the first interview.
  24. Close on a friendly and positive note.
  25. Send a thank-you letter.

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