Do's and Dont's for an interview

Do's and Dont's

* Do, dress the part for the job, the company.

*Do plan to arrive about 10 minutes early.

*Do make good eye contact with your interviewer.

*Do have a high confidence and energy level, but don’t be overly aggressive.

* Do your research and know the type of job interview you will encounter.

*Do bring extra resumes to the interview.

*Do shake hands firmly.

* Do avoid controversial topics.

* Don’t chew gum during the interview.

* Don’t tell jokes during the interview.

* Don’t smoke, even if the interviewer does and offers you a cigarette. And don’t smoke beforehand so that you smell like smoke. Do brush your teeth, use mouthwash, or have a breath mint before the interview.

* Don’t be soft-spoken. A forceful voice projects confidence.

*Don’t act as though you would take any job or are desperate for employment.

* Don’t say anything negative about former colleagues.

*Don’t ever lie. Answer questions truthfully.

* Don’t bring up or discuss personal issues or family problems.