Interview Skills Interview Skills The importance of nonverbal andverbal skills when seeking a job
Non-Verbal Skills • Body language • Facial expressions • Posture • Dress
Remember!! • Your posture, eye contact, facial expressions, and gestures could take away from the impression you want to make! • An employer will form a judgment of you in the first seven seconds of meeting you!
Dress • Would you want to wear the clothes you have on today to an interview? • Probably not. • Be sure to dress neatly and in a conservative manner. • Shirt/Tie/Slacks • Skirt to knees, dress, or pant suit • Careful with jewelry, perfume, and makeup
Interview Skills • Friendly greeting/handshake • Keep eye contact • Show enthusiasm about the job • Respond positively and honestly • Ask questions • Thank the interviewer
Remember!! In an interview, attitude and body language count as much as what you say.