How to conduct yourself in the interview

Smile and shake hands firmly, if the interviewer offers a hand. Wait to be invited to sit down. If the wait seems too long ask, ‘Where would you like me to sit?’

If you’re offered a drink, accept it. Even if you only take one or two sips, it will be very useful if your throat starts to dry up.

Remember, you are well on the way to a job offer. The interviewer hopes you’re the right person! Take a few deep breaths, relax and be natural. This is your opportunity to show that you are the person they’re looking for.

Sit well back into your chair, in an upright but comfortable position. If you use your hands when talking be aware of it and don’t overdo it. Make friendly eye contact with the person asking questions. ...

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