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Do’s and Don’ts on a job interview

• Arrive 10 minutes early. Go alone to the interview.

• Greet the interviewer with a warm, confident “Hello” and a firm handshake.

• Be well rested.

• Dress and groom yourself with perfection. (Appropriate business attire, make-up, deodorant).

• Maintain good posture.

• Emphasize positive things about yourself.

• Be honest about your background and experience.

• Ask a few appropriate questions.

• Remain calm and alert to answer all questions.

• Thank the interviewer for his/her time.

• Send a thank you note.

Do Not:

• Bring a friend or relative with you.

• Arrive late.

• Use excessive perfume or make-up.

• Ask about the salary unless the interviewer brings it up.

• Look hesitant when asked tough questions - think before answering.

• “Bad mouth” a former employer or past co-workers.

• Appear anxious to end the interview.

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