At last, you have that long-awaited job interview, therefore, you need to be well prepared for it as this is in your hands.
Arriving in reception
In reception, be prepared to stand straight and shake hands – avoid adjusting your clothing as you stand. Your handshake should be firm, not too firm, and short while you make and keep eye contact.
The Interview Room
You should sit upright and lean slightly forward as this shows you are interested and engaged in the interview. You may nod or smile as these are positive signs of your enthusiasm and interest in whatever is being said. You may have more than one person interviewing you at once but one of them is more vocal then make sure you include the silent one with your gaze when talking and return your attention to the one who has asked the question.
Leaving with the correct impression
At the end of the interview, stand and smile to shake hands as this increases your alertness and maintains your engagement in the conversation. Say a pleasant ‘Goodbye’ along with a handshake which is as confident as the earlier one. Keep that confident posture as you walk through and out of the office. Go to a coffee shop and relax.