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So we  have all been there. A thought comes to mind and somehow it leaks out of your mouth. Having this takes place while in an interview can be costly. That is why before you answer an question you must pause for a few seconds and collect your thoughts and speak in a manner that is sincere and impressive.

Here is an article to help you impress your next hiring manager.

“While it’s easy to think you’re the center of attention during a job search or interview, you’re actually wrong.

 

Although 92% of job seekers fear something about the interview process, hiring managers have a lot of pressure, too. Hiring managers are expected to select candidates who possess strong skills and experience while also making a great cultural fit.

As you prepare for your upcoming job interview, here are five things to keep in mind that will help the hiring manager make a decision in your favor:

1. Think ahead and be prepared.

Landing a job interview is like striking gold. After weeks of searching for jobs, submitting applications, and networking with employers, securing a job interview is a rewarding feeling.

When the interview process begins, the hiring manager may follow up with you before the job interview itself. Whether it’s via phone or email, be prepared for this communication. This initial contact is a chance for the hiring manager to screen you prior to the interview.

If the hiring manager schedules a phone call before your interview, have all of your bases covered. Thoroughly research the company, have your resume in front of you, and a list of references available. You should also have a few questions prepared just in case because this shows the hiring manager you are eager to land the job and will be prepared for the upcoming interview.

2. Relax and be yourself……”

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