Your first impression can make or break your chances of landing the job.
That's why it's essential to prepare well for the interview. Take time to review your personal traits, understand the company's values, and dive into the job description details. And don't forget to arrive on time, dressed appropriately, and exhibit positive non-verbal behavior, such as a firm handshake, good eye contact, and a confident presence.
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Know your product - YOU!Your knowledge, skills, energy, accomplishments, and personality make up your product. Show your potential employer your true value.
Know your customer's needsResearch the employer's needs and the industry opportunities. Gather information from the Career Center, employer presentations, career fairs, business, and government publications, the internet (including the company's website, 10-K reports, and LinkedIn), and networking with people.
Make a great first impressionYour appearance, manner, energy level, enthusiasm, and confidence are critical to making a great first impression. Show the interviewer that you're the perfect candidate for the job.
Show how you can fulfill the needs or solve the problemsConvince the interviewer that you're the best fit for the job by demonstrating how you can be of great service in solving their problems or furthering the organization's success. Remember what drew you to the job description in the first place and use that to your advantage.