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Follow Up With a Thank You Note

Following up with a thank-you note is on the list of interview etiquette best practices. Taking the time to say thank you not only shows that you appreciate the interview, but it also gives you an opp

Remember Your Table Manners

Dining with a prospective employee allows employers to review your communication and interpersonal skills, as well as your table manners, in a more casual environment. Good manners can give you the ed

Be Prepared for a Phone Interview

Phone interview etiquette is just as important as in-person job interview etiquette when it comes to getting hired. That’s because, regardless of whether you interview on the phone or in-person,

How to Close an Interview

Toward the end of the interview, let the hiring manager know that you think the job is an excellent fit and that you are very interested in the job. It’s appropriate to ask what the next step in

What to Give the Interviewer

Bring extra copies of your resume with you, in case the interviewer needs a copy, or you end up meeting with several people. Have a list of three references printed out, including contact information

The Best Way to Respond to Interview Questions

When you respond to interview questions, listen carefully to the questions, take time to phrase your responses, and ask the interviewer to repeat the question if you’re not sure what they are as

How to Greet the Interviewer

When you arrive at a job interview, introduce yourself to the receptionist, if there is one. Let them know who you are and who you are scheduled to meet with. Greet your interviewer with a firm handsh

When to Get to a Job Interview

It’s important to arrive a few minutes early, or on time, at the latest, for a job interview. Know where you’re going, how much travel time you need, and how to get to the interview locati

What to Bring to a Job Interview

Coming prepared to a job interview is important. Bring extra copies of your resume along with a list of references to offer the interviewer. Also, bring a list of questions to ask the interviewer. If

What to Wear to a Job Interview

When you are dressing for a job interview, the image you present is really important. Your image is what makes the first impression on the interviewer; that first impression is the one that sticks, so