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How Interview-ready Are You?

A warm smile, a confident handshake, and a smart outfit are all things that can help you land your next job. But to ensure that you’re really putting your best foot forward, consider these tips when you prepare for your next interview:

Do

  • Research the employer, the interviewer, and the job
  • Practice and prepare for common interview questions
  • Arrive early for the interview
  • Bring a copy of your résumé and cover letter
  • Make a good first impression with everyone you meet at the workplace
  • Put your phone on silent
  • Say thank-you in person, but also by email or paper

Don’t

  • Arrive late
  • Bring a drink with you
  • Use your phone
  • Allow yourself to be distracted
  • Talk too much
  • Be unprepared
  • Bad-mouth past employers

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