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On the average, many job candidates consider the interview to be the hardest part of the job search. But if you’re prepared, you can go into an interview with an air of confidence that will help make you shine.
Practice is the key. The more prepared you are, the better your chances for success.
First, and this might sound strange, but memorize your cover letter and resume. You should keep a copy of both handy for reference during the interview, but you need to be ready to talk about yourself.
Second, learn what you can about the company you are interviewing with so you sound like you did your homework, that you are interested in what the company does and so you can ask intelligent questions along the way.
Third, practice answering questions that recruiters may ask. Do an internet search on this to see some of the questions you may face and how you should answer them.
Fourth, ask your own questions. You'll probably come up with several questions during the interview, but it’s a good idea to have a few back up questions prepared ahead of time, just in case.
To avoid extra stress on the day of the interview, give yourself plenty of time to arrive where the interview will be conducted. Plan to be there 20 to 30 minutes early so you have a little breathing room if traffic is bad, etc. You may be asked to fill out some preliminary paperwork, so bring a pen, too.
To stay relaxed during the interview: