So you’re getting prepared for the big interview. You’ve got your clothes ready, updated your resume, you’ve done your research, rehearsed your lines, and you think you’ve got all your bases covered. But there’s one thing you probably haven’t considered. Your body language. The way you carry yourself carries a message that can make or break your chances of landing the job.
Companies are more likely to offer a full-time job to an intern than other job candidates; however, this does not mean that an internship will automatically lead to a job offer. Following are some things you will want to do to increase the odds of getting full-time work once your internship is over.
To make the most of an interview opportunity, you need to feel confident, be able to think fast, and do all this with aplomb and grace that will impress your interviewer enough to offer you the job. You shouldn’t expect yourself to be able to do all this without a little practice. Get ready for your next interview with these practice tips.
Your resume is stellar, your recommendations are glowing, and you said all the right things during your latest interview. Why, then, didn’t you get the job? Vocal fry and other speech issues may be destroying your credibility. Detailed below are a few common vocal habits that turn off employers: