How to close the interview

What we say in the first two minutes of meeting people and what we say in the last two minutes has a large effect on the impact we make on them. Your closing comments and questions and your body language are very important if you want to leave a strong impact and set yourself apart from the competition.

The interviewer may well have covered some of the following points in their summary, but if they haven’t here’s a checklist:

  • Tell the interviewer that you have enjoyed meeting them and learning more about their organisation.
  • Re-confirm that you are interested in the position. Say that you hope that you will be chosen to progress to the next part of the selection process (if it’s part of an ongoing process) or that ...

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