Are you looking for a new job? Or maybe you will be in the future. Either way, you’ll more than likely experience an interview at some point. It is always important to know not only what interviewers want you to do, but also what they don’t want you to do.
Interviews can be incredibly nerve-wracking, so it’s important to always be prepared. This means going to bed on time the night before, and doing your research. Did you know that 47% of employers expect you to research their company before the interview? Score some points by reading about their history and what exactly they do beforehand. No one wants to hire a candidate who just shows up for an interview without knowing what the company does!
There are many other things that you can do that will get you either immediately disqualified or reduce your chances of being hired. Make sure to watch your fidgeting, even if you’re nervous. It can decrease your chance of getting hired by 21% if you fidget excessively, cross your arms, or touch your face too much. However it’s a fine line between being calm, and seeming uninterested, if you practice before the interview you can distinguish where this line is for yourself. If you’d like to know more about finding a job, here is an infographic for you!