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Ultimate Guide:how To Make A Great Positive Impression In A Job Interview! by Naijadiymom(f): 12:30am On Nov 07, 2016
The importance of making a great first impression to a potential employer cannot be understated. The job market today is highly competitive and challenging. There are few jobs available and with so many highly qualified applicants vying for the same position, it is of supreme importance that a great first impression is made during an interview. You have struggled and worked hard to secure that interview and the last thing you want to happen is for you to let a few avoidable errors to cost you the position that you desire so badly.

The challenge faced by so many job seekers however is how to communicate their talents and skills without sounding like they are bragging. They also have to come up with the right level of decorum and humility in order for the prospective employer to appreciate the complete package and seal the deal. The million dollar question is how to achieve a positively balanced and confident stance that will help you to ace the interview at the first attempt? Well, fret no further as I have compiled a list of 9 simple steps that could help you to land that dream Job.

These steps have been tested and employed by a great number of people and have yielded positive results without regrets. It is important however, to note that prior experience in the proposed field of work team playing skills as well as proper research about the job you are applying for are must haves if you want to be among the very best if not the best person interviewed!

Therefore, without any further delay, here are the 9 steps you can implement to make that great first impression to your prospective employer:

Confidence: It is important to exude a lot of confidence and passion about the position applied for to a potential employer. When you speak with confidence, you subconsciously program the interview panel to believe that you know what you are doing and it will above all, earn you respect which is very important if you are going to keep that job.

Prepare Thoroughly: You have to thoroughly research and gather reliable information about your prospective employer. With the advent of the Internet, your job has been made a whole lot easier. So go to the company’s website and find out important details about them. If possible, pay a visit to the company and speak to one or two employees there. Have all your documents well organized and ready for display. Furthermore, you should always have a paper and pen handy in case you need to jot information down. This knowledge will serve you well during the interview and when you get the job.

Get to Know the Interviewer: If it is possible, get to know who your interviewer will be. You should know enough to be able to hold a meaningful and interesting conversation with the prospective employer. A simple tip will be to talk about interests you have in common and try to make a connection with him through the topics discussed. Talk about common interests and make a connection to work off of throughout employment.

For the concluding part of this article, click on http://naijadiymom.com/2016/11/07/the-ultimate-guide-to-making-a-great-first-impression-during-a-job-interview/ to gain access to the whole article.

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