Here are a few tips* we all wish we had known before our last interview!
v The average interview time is 40 minutes
v Of 2,000 bosses surveyed, 33% said that they knew within the first 90 seconds whether they would hire someone or not
v Common nonverbal mistakes:
§ Having little to no knowledge of the company
§ Playing with hair or touching your face
§ Failure to make eye contact
§ Poor posture
§ Not smiling
§ Crossing your arms
§ Talking with your hands too much
§ Weak handshake
v Statistics show that when meeting new people, the impact is made mostly by what we wear, how we act, and how we walk through the door and less by our voice and grammar or what we actually say
v Five questions most likely to be asked:
Ø Tell me about yourself
Ø Why did you leave your last job?
Ø What do you know about our company?
Ø Why do you want to work for us?
Ø Tell me about your experience at ________.
*Full infographic can be seen here.