First impressions are crucial to hiring decisions. To help ensure the interviewer is engaged and positive by the time you get to the formal questions, keep in mind the following easy but essential tips for making a great first impression.
Interviews are stressful. With that stress, one may be more inclined to make a faux pas or flub; these types of slips are incredibly different to come back from. Instead of instituting a recovery plan, it is much more proactive to simply avoid such foot-in-mouth moments all together. This week in Interviewing 101, we will continue to speak about the most common errors made during interviews – and why you should absolutely avoid them.
Throughout your years in the job market, you’ve likely heard the common metaphor: Interviews are like first dates. I happen to be quite fond of this particular analogy for a number of reasons.