Top 10 Interviewing Tips

  1. Dress appropriately. It’s imperative to look polished and professional.
  2. Arrive early for the interview, 15 minutes is recommended. First impressions are impactful.
  3. Silence your phone before walking in to the interview. If possible, avoid bringing your phone in to the interview all together.
  4. Learn as much as you can about the company, including the history, locations, leadership, and current objectives and challenges.
  5. Be prepared with extra copies of your resume.
  6. Make sure you are well rested and alert. Stay engaged, make eye contact and smile. It’s obvious to the interviewer when a candidate is distracted.
  7. Keep your answers succinct and avoid rambling.
  8. Be prepared with a list of pertinent questions to ask the employer. An interview should be an exchange of information.
  9. Avoid speaking negatively about your current or former employers or coworkers.
  10. Anticipate tough questions and answer truthfully, don’t lie.