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Unformatted text preview: you are, the damage has already been done. • Poor Communication Skills This includes answering questions with “yes” or “no” answers. You need to display confidence. Engage the person you are speaking with, and let the interviewer know that you are an excellent candidate for this position. • Talking Too Much The interviewer wants to know why you are the best person for the job. They do not need to hear your entire life story. There are few things worse than interviewing someone who goes on and on and on. Keep your answers concise, to-thepoint, and focused. Don’t ramble, and don’t lie or make up stories. The best advice is to be honest and simply answer the questions. • Not answering the question Nothing is more frustrating for an interviewer than to ask a simple question and not get an answer. Straight away it sets off alarm bells in the interviewer’s head that the person is either unprepared or not listening. Make sure you listen to the question and take a moment to gather your thoughts before you respond. • Forgetting to Follow Up No matter how well you think the interview went, always follow up. If you have not heard from the interviewer within a few days, don’t be afraid to call and follow up and reiterate your interest in the position. A follow up thank you email or phone call can sometimes go a long way to securing you the job. It also leaves a good impression Download free ebooks at bookboon.com 30 Interview Secrets Exposed How to Answer Illegal Interview Questions Federal and state laws world wide prohibit potential employers from asking certain questions that are not directly related to the job they are hiring for. Examples of illegal questions include questions pertaining to: Race, Color, Sex, Religion, National origin, Birthplace, Age, Disability, Marital/family status Please click the advert Budget-Friendly. Knowledge-Rich. The Agilent InfiniiVision X-Series and 1000 Series offer affordable oscilloscopes for your labs. Plus resources such as lab guides, experiments, and more, to help enrich your curriculum and...
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2013 for the course BA 202 taught by Professor Cuongvu during the Fall '13 term at Copenhagen Business School.

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