This Is What You Actually Sound Like in an Interview (Spoiler: Not Great)
So, you’ve nabbed an interview for a position you really want. Congrats! Though you haven’t received a job offer just yet, getting to this round of the process is an accomplishment in itself.
And this one-on-one time with the individual interviewing you, whether in person, via video chat, or on the phone, is your time to really shine and make a killer first impression. Which means you don’t want to end up sounding disinterested, uninformed, dishonest, or [insert quality that is unattractive to a hiring manager here].
Watch this video to see what people really think when you say certain things. Remember: if you’re honest and confident in what you bring to the table, you’ll be just fine. Go get ’em!
Abby works in health education and prevention at a university in Washington, DC. When she’s not trying to make the world a healthier place, you can find her taking selfies with her cat (Mildred Meow Meow), hunting down the city's best grilled cheese, or zipping through the city on her bike, named Libby. Say hi on Twitter.More from this Author