How to Dress...
Before the Interview...
During the Interview....
5 Common Interview Questions....
Handle it by minimizing your weakness and emphasizing your strengths. Stay away from personal qualities and concentrate on professional traits.
Summarize your experiences.
The interviewer is listening for an answer that indicates you've given this some thought and are not sending out resumes just because there is an opening.
Sometimes it's best to talk about short-term and intermediate goals rather than locking yourself into the distant future.
If you're unemployed, state your reason for leaving in a positive context: "I managed to survive two rounds of corporate downsizing, but the third round was a 20 percent reduction in the workforce, which included me."
If you are employed, focus on what you want in your next job: "After two years, I made the decision to look for a company that is team-focused, where I can add my experience.
After the Interview....
Interview do's and don'ts
Don't: show up to an interview with your parents, a friend or a pet.
Do: arrive fifteen minutes early and treat everyone you meet with respect.
Don't: assume the recruiter or interviewer knows anything about you or has read your resume.
Do: come to the interview with copies of your resume, and be ready to walk them through your education and work experience.
Don't: refer to notes when responding to the interviewer's questions.
Do: take notes on what they say, and come prepared with five questions to ask.
Don't: ask the interviewer what they want to know about you.
Do: modify your elevator pitch to explain why you are qualified and interested in the specific role.