8 Ways To Make A Great First Impression At Your Interview

Download 8 Ways To Make A Great First Impression At Your Interview

Post on 18-Oct-2014

470 views

Category:

Business

1 download

DESCRIPTION

Tips on how to make a good first impression at job interview

TRANSCRIPT

right impression Slideshare.pptx8 WAYS TO MAKE A GREAT FIRST IMPRESSION AT YOUR INTERVIEW Because you never get a second chance to make a good first impression MOST PEOPLE FORM AN IMPRESSION OF SOMEONE WITHIN 7 SECONDS OF MEETING THEM 1. KNOW THE EXACT PLACE AND TIME OF THE INTERVIEW AND ARRIVE 10 MINS EARLY 2. PLAN WHAT YOU ARE GOING TO WEAR BEFOREHAND AND MAKE SURE YOUR CLOTHES ARE CLEAN AND IN GOOD REPAIR 3. ALWAYS BRING COPIES OF YOUR RESUME 4. A FIRM HANDSHAKE WILL MAKE YOU APPEAR CONFIDENT 5. SMILE! IT WILL RELAX YOU AND MAKE OTHERS RECEPTIVE TO WHAT YOU HAVE TO SAY 6. HAVE QUESTIONS PREPARED TO ASK THE INTERVIEWER Will there be any form of training provided? What are some of the biggest challenges/successes facing the department currently? Are there many opportunities for professional development within the company? 7. DONT ANSWER CALLS DURING THE INTERVIEW 8. DONT SMACK YOUR GUM 9. SEND A THANK YOU LETTER AFTER THE INTERVIEW IT GIVES YOU THE OPPORTUNITY TO REAFFIRM YOUR INTEREST IN THE POSITION AND TO DEMONSTRATE YOUR GOOD PEOPLE SKILLS