Make the Best Impression on Job Interview

First off, build up your image through your resume. While it’s great to showcase your experience in different jobs, listing too many previous employers may give you a negative image. You may come off as someone who doesn’t stay too long in a company before seeking greener pastures. It also doesn’t pay to be dishonest and withhold information from the company you want to work for.

So how do you do it? It’s simple. Build your resume and prepare explanations. Your resume and how you answer the interviewer’s questions should sync. For instance, if you’re asked why you only stayed for a few months in a company, be sure to avoid answers that demean your previous employer.

Do some research on the company you’re applying for. This will show how passionate you are for the company. This will also give them the idea that training you will be a breeze …

Common Mistakes to Avoid During a Job Interview

The first mistake is coming up with short answers to the question. Remember that you are the interviewee. You’re supposed to talk more than your interviewer. If you are posed with a short question, don’t give a short answer. Provide your answer and explain how you came to that conclusion.

Another mistake is taking too much time to find the right answer. Most times, you will be asked direct questions such as why you left your previous job in which case you can afford to be careful about badmouthing your previous boss. If you’re asked a hypothetical question, however, there usually is no right or wrong answer. Instead, the interviewer is focusing on how you are constructing your sentences and the reasoning behind your ideas as this will have a part to play should you ever get hired.

If there’s no question that asks for it, try to maintain political …