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Five Secrets to Impress a Job Interviewer

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    Be Approachable

    Secret #4: Be approachable.

    When you enter your interview, you want to give the impression that you’re a person the hiring manager will enjoy working with.

    Greet the interviewer with a handshake, smile, and make eye contact. It’s also a good idea to make a subtle compliment about the interviewer’s office or engage them in conversation. This will show the interviewer that you’re interested in learning about them and their company.

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Five Secrets to Impress a Job Interviewer

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    Be Approachable

    Secret #4: Be approachable.

    When you enter your interview, you want to give the impression that you’re a person the hiring manager will enjoy working with.

    Greet the interviewer with a handshake, smile, and make eye contact. It’s also a good idea to make a subtle compliment about the interviewer’s office or engage them in conversation. This will show the interviewer that you’re interested in learning about them and their company.

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.