Now that you have spent weeks and maybe even months working on your job searching skills, networking with employers and sending out résumés, your hard work has finally paid off with an interview. The interview process will allow not only the employer to evaluate you, but for you to evaluate the employer as well. Interviews are a great opportunity to determine if you will fit within a particular organization and can be an excellent time to learn more about how your skills and abilities can be utilized in the world of work.
Many job seekers make the mistake of thinking the interview begins when you step foot into the company on the day of the actual interview. In reality, the interview begins the second you are contacted by the employer and invited for an interview. Your communication, organization and preparation skills (or lack thereof) will determine the success of the interview from beginning to end and even beyond. Perhaps the most important element to remember is to be yourself!
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