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Etiquette During an
interview, there will be moments when proper
etiquette is needed.
Speak clearly. An interviewer shouldn't have to
ask you to repeat yourself.
Establish eye contact when
speaking during the interview.
Use good posture. Slouching will
make you appear disrespectful and not interested.
Using the interviewer's name
occasionally builds rapport but don't use it too
often as to appear overly friendly and
Thank the interviewer
Show that you understand and appreciate the value
of their time. thank them at the end of the
interview and later that evening or early the
next day, send a short thank-you note via email.
Taking time to learning about the employer's
company is a sign of interest and respect for
their time. The interviewer works for this
company so it's a big part of his/her life thus
interest in their company will be flattering to
Speak respectfully of past
employers and coworkers
disparage past employers or
coworkers. The interviewer wasn't there and so
can't confirm whether your employer was an idiot
or if you have an attitude problem. The employer
will wonder what you will say about them in the
future too. The interviewer may not want to take
a chance on hiring you.
Don't lie or wildly exaggerate your skills or
A lack of proper etiquette is
impossible to miss. You do not want this to be
the thing the interviewer remembers most about
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