Tag - interview tips

February 2012

Common Non Verbal Mistakes made at a Job Interview

Interview, Mistakes, MBA, Engineering, Medical, Job, Tips, Confidence, Preparation

 

  • The first 90 seconds of an interview are critical and almost 33% of the interviewers decide whether they will hire someone
  • Prepare about the company. Having little to no knowledge of the company is the most common mistake made during interviews
  • Failure to make eye contact is a common nonverbal mistake
  • When meeting new people, majority of the impact comes from the way the person dresses, acts and walks through the door
  • Clothes also play a deciding factor between two almost-identical candidates
  • “Tell me about yourself” is the number one question which every participant should prepare as this question is the most oft asked.
  • The number one most common mistake at a job interview is: the confidence to actually ask for the job