Lisa-Michelle Kucharz

Even the best qualified candidates need to be prepared to stand out, put their best foot forward, and land the job they want. Interviewing is a learned skilled, and you can get better with practice.

12 Job Interview Tips

  • Be prepared -- know job requirements, interesting organizational details, and three reasons why you should be hired.
  • Dress appropriately.
  • Connect with the interviewer.
  • Develop a tailored, compelling story.
  • Anticipate and fully answer questions.
  • Demonstrate active listening.
  • Use suitable language.
  • Ask the right questions.
  • Be aware of body language.
  • Appear eager, but not desperate.
  • Manage pre-interview jitters.
  • Follow up with same-day thank you e-mails.

Don't leave nailing your next great opportunity to chance. Consider these 12 tips, and practice regularly to improve your job interview skills.

Ace The Race offers one-on-one job interview training in person and via Skype, workshops, and webinars. Contact us today to learn more.