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In interviews, your job is to convince a recruiter that you have the skills, knowledge and experience for the job. Show motivation and convince a recruiter that you fit the organization’s culture and job description, and you get that much closer to an offer.
Before the interview
1. Research the employer/company.
2. Anticipate certain questions.
3. Plan what to bring.
4. Dress appropriately.
5. Be on time. In fact, be at least 15 minutes early.
6. Participate in mock interviews.
After the interview
1. Thank-you notes
2. Salary Negotiation Tips