The day of Interview- Interview etiquette

  • Arrive early
  • Treat all people you encounter with courtesy and respect
  • Come to the interview alone without iPhones or other visible electronic equipment
  • Turn your cell phone off. (Better yet, leave it in the car)
  • Avoid eating, chewing gum, or smoking in the interview area
  • Shake hands firmly
  • Sit down only after the employer has indicated that you do so
  • Know the names of the persons conducting the interview, and refer to them by name
  • Sit up straight
  • Take time to collect your thoughts before answering the questions clearly, concisely, and honestly. Avoid interrupting the employer
  • Maintain eye contact with the interviewer
  • Stay focused on a professional interview. Avoid discussing your personal, domestic, or financial problems or criticize former employers
  • Be positive and enthusiastic; show interest
  • Thank the interviewers before leaving. Shake hands firmly

Interview Tips and Ideas for Students and professionals for their Job and Higher Education