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  • Interview Tips

    Dress appropriately

    Arrive early for your interview

    Complete application carefully

    Bring licenses for that specific occupation

    Be positive and confident but not arrogant

    Maintain eye contact

    Don't display nervous mannerisms

    Learn about the company before the interview

    Ask to call back for results of your interview

    Go alone

    Smile and be polite

    Don't smoke or chew gum

    Bring several resumes

    Answer questions without rambling

    Don't discuss your health

    Never make negative comments
    about former employers

    Don't bring up salary or benefits in first

    Send a follow-up letter

    Go to Table of ContentsKnow Your Legal Rights25 Commonly Asked QuestionsAfter Interview Checklist, and Sample Follow-up Letter.

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