The Little Interview Mistakes—That Cost You Big Time
You’ve worked hard to get the interview, and now it’s your time to shine. While you might be spending most of your time rehearsing your pitch for exactly how your skills fit the job, you might want to think more about the overall impression that you’re making.
Turns out, that impression is about much more than what you say. In fact, 93% of first impressions are based on the way you dress, act, and walk through the door, and the quality of your voice and confidence. And even little things—like failing to make eye contact with the interviewer—can hurt your chances of walking out with an offer in hand.
Want to make sure you have the best chances of interview success? Read the infographic guide below to see all the things interviewers are paying attention to—big and small.
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About The Author
Before joining The Muse, Sarah worked in social business innovation for Virgin Unite in London, strategy and innovation at Market Gravity, sustainability research in the Dominican Republic, and business development for a NYC startup. Wrapping up her time at Columbia University, she’s headed to McKinsey & Company after graduation. Say hi on Twitter @sarahlichang.