5 Interviewing Tips To Get That Job!

Written by Marie Magdala Roker


Anyone who is a jobseeker knows that looking for a new job or career is a job in itself. Once you have completedrepparttar laborious task of writing your resume and submitting it to various companies, you now have to passrepparttar 125429 screen test to getrepparttar 125430 job. Interviews arerepparttar 125431 gateway to landing your ideal job. These five tips will help you get own your way to making that job yours. Tip 1

Be Confident

Your first impression is your only impression.

Nothing is worse than a limp handshake, slumped shoulders, poor eye contact or poor communication skills. A potential employer can tell immediately if you arerepparttar 125432 man or woman for this job by your body language. Although aggressiveness is a turn-off, being passive givesrepparttar 125433 indication that you are not sure of yourself or your qualifications. Keep eye contact when answering questions or whenrepparttar 125434 interviewer is speaking directly to you. Smile occasionally to show your interest and enthusiasm. Keeping a steady gaze onrepparttar 125435 interviewer can be disturbing to an interviewer. Look away occasionally. Lean forward to show that you are interested in whatrepparttar 125436 interviewer is saying. Speak in a concise and clear voice. If you have problems annunciating certain words, donít try to use them on an interview. If this is difficult for you, practice with a mirror and pay attention to your facial expressions. Other interview killers: Slouching in a chair, Crossing your arms, Playing with your hair or jewelry, Leaning back in chair

Tip 2

Act As If

You are what you believe.

Act as if you hadrepparttar 125437 job. What would you do if you had this position? How would you act? How would a person in this position act and speak? What are your responsibilities in this position? What is a typical day like for you in this job? Change your attitude towards yourself and your strengths. If you start thinking that you wonít getrepparttar 125438 job, you will do small unnoticeable things to sabotage your chances. Great free resource: www.confidenceworld.com.

Tip 3

Know The Company

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I once sat on a couple of interviews whererepparttar 125440 interviewees did not do any research onrepparttar 125441 company. This sends a message that you are looking for any job, not this specific job. Once youíre interview is scheduled, get onrepparttar 125442 net and start finding out everything you can aboutrepparttar 125443 company. A good place to start is www.hoovers.com, which gives you industry information, top competitors, names of CEO, etc. If youíd like to know what current or former employees have to say aboutrepparttar 125444 company, try www.wetfeet.com. Beware of disgruntled postings. Callrepparttar 125445 company headquarters and ask forrepparttar 125446 marketing department to get specific information. Weave your research intorepparttar 125447 interview by stating. I read an article inrepparttar 125448 Wall Street Journal, which mentioned that your company is thinking about XYZ. This letsrepparttar 125449 interviewer know that you have takenrepparttar 125450 time to know more aboutrepparttar 125451 company. You can ask questions about something you read, but donít challenge them or youíll come across as a know-it-all.

Tips For Toys

Written by Margaret Svete, Ph.D.


Toys are fun both for our dogs and us. Lucky for us there are endless choices.

But did you know how important toys are for your dogs - puppies especially.

Toys play a great role inrepparttar emotional and mental development of puppies. They also act as solutions for inappropriate chewing, boredom, and separation anxiety. In fact most dog trainers recommend that new puppy owners buy lots of toys for repparttar 125428 newest member ofrepparttar 125429 family.

Variety isrepparttar 125430 spice of life. Most experts recommend buying different kinds of toys for your dog so that you can discover which ones he really likes.

You might be surprised withrepparttar 125431 answers. Berry, my 95 pound German Shepherd just loves cuddling up his stuffed animals. Who would have thought!

Trainers and behaviorists recommend that their clients have three sets of toys.

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