Building Rapport with Your Job Interviewers

Part of Answering Tough Interview Questions For Dummies Cheat Sheet

When it comes to interviews, it’s not only what you say but how you say it. Use these quick reminders to work on how you come across as a whole, helping you to make a positive and lasting impression.

  • Remember to focus on both what you say and how you say it.

  • Keep in mind that first impressions really do count.

  • Demonstrate that you are listening to the interviewers.

  • Be ready to make small talk.

  • Use your body language to good effect.

  • Never underestimate the power of smiling.