Arrive about 15 minutes early to give yourself time to fill out any necessary paperwork.
Do some research – look at potential questions you may be asked.
Practice interviewing at home in front of a mirror.
Go alone. Do not take children or friends along.
Greet the interviewer with a handshake.
Make direct eye contact throughout the interview.
Smile, be polite, and try to relax.
Listen carefully. Don’t be afraid to ask the interviewer to repeat a question.
Answer questions as directly as possible.
Remain positive and enthusiastic.
Talk about what you have learned from previous jobs.
Highlight your skills and abilities.
Have a list ready with the addresses and phone numbers of your references and former employers.
Don’t speak negatively about past employers.