Five Secrets to Impress a Job Interviewer

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Be Helpful

Secret #5: Be helpful.

Likeable job candidates are also helpful individuals. They want to show the employer that they genuinely care about the success of the company they hope to work for.

To illustrate your helpfulness during the job interview, talk about an experience or accomplishment where you had to help a coworker or go above and beyond your responsibilities. You can also talk about times where you volunteered or gave back to your community. These qualities will show the interviewer that you’re a well-rounded and compassionate job candidate.

The most important thing you can do during a job interview is to be yourself. By being kind and considerate, you’ll surely impress the interviewer and show them that you’ll be a very likeable person to work with.

Without a doubt, making a positive first impression is crucial in most pursuits, but never more so than when interviewing for a job. Heather Huhman, writing for Glassdoor, notes that many job seekers are unaware of how to make that perfect first impression.

Most times, hiring managers and interviewers are looking for people whose personality and attitude will be a good fit for their business. If you don't come across in a positive fashion during your interview, regardless of how qualified you are, there's a really good chance you won't be getting a call offering you the job.

Huhman notes that if you want to impress the hiring manager during your next interview, you need to be a likeable candidate, and offers the following five secrets to help you meet that goal.

 

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