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How to Have a Good Interview

Plan Ahead
Pick out an outfit in advance, try it on to make sure it works, and then be sure it is cleaned and pressed. pop-up-middle1

The 30-Second Check Before the Interview
Susan Bixler, author of The Professional Image, recommends you do a 30-second check in front of a mirror before any interview.pop-up-middle2

Start from the top of your body and work down. Look at your hair and teeth, and for girls, makeup and earrings. Check for dandruff, stains, and open buttons. Then check belt, zipper, stockings, and shoes.

Pay Attention
During an interview, a job seeker must learn to be an active listener, pay attention, and ask good questions. You should show respect to the employer, answer clearly, and keep your enthusiasm high. pop-up-milddle3

 

An interviewer will notice what people are wearing to learn about their interest in the job as well as their personality.

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