Practise smiling and giving a firm handshake for when you meet the interviewer
Write down some questions to ask during the interview to show your interest in the role
Consider your personal hygiene and make sure you have showered, brushed your hair, cleaned your teeth
Plan to arrive 5-10 minutes before the interview time
Switch off your mobile phone
During the interview
Listen carefully to the questions and ask for clarification if necessary
Repeat the question back to them in your answer to show that you are addressing the question and to keep you on track
Consider your body language and mirroring what the interviewer does. For example, lean forward if they lean forward, hands folded in your lap etc. Ideally, you would sit as still as possible and not fidget.
Keep your response or questions relevant to the role
Try to make all your comments and responses to questions positive
Show enthusiasm for the position
Outline why you would be the best candidate for the role
Wear sunglasses or hats
Share information that is not relevant to the role or doesn’t paint your skills, qualities or experience in a positive light
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