How to Close Your Interview and Leave a Lasting Positive Impression

Written by Roger Clark

Closingrepparttar Interview

Knowing how to successfully close an interview can makerepparttar 141849 difference between gettingrepparttar 141850 job and being one ofrepparttar 141851 unfortunate individuals who receives a rejection letter inrepparttar 141852 mail. While much attention is given torepparttar 141853 matters of how to write a resume and cover letter as well as what to expect in regards to interview questions, far too many job seekers are unprepared when comes to knowing how to successfully close an interview. Keep in mind that this is perhaps your last opportunity to demonstrate why you are perfect forrepparttar 141854 job. Successfully closing an interview walks a fine line between being too aggressive and not being aggressive enough.

Itís always a good idea to bring along some questions that you can askrepparttar 141855 interviewer atrepparttar 141856 end ofrepparttar 141857 interview. This shows that you have more than just a passing interest inrepparttar 141858 position and truly wantrepparttar 141859 job. If you have takenrepparttar 141860 time to do your research onrepparttar 141861 company, this also demonstrates initiative and increases your chances of being hired.

Once all questions have been asked and answered, it is quite appropriate to askrepparttar 141862 interviewer when they anticipate making a hiring decision as well as whatrepparttar 141863 next step inrepparttar 141864 interviewing or hiring process will be. Make a point to askrepparttar 141865 employer for a business card so that you can have readily available contact information for following up withrepparttar 141866 employer inrepparttar 141867 days to come. This will also make it much easier for you to mailrepparttar 141868 all important interview thank-you letter as soon as you return home.

Also donít forget to shake hands withrepparttar 141869 employer and summarize how your skills and experience, as well as ambition and desire, make yourepparttar 141870 perfect candidate forrepparttar 141871 position. If youíre really confident and donít mind taking risks, you might ask ďSo, is there anything stopping you from offering merepparttar 141872 job right now?Ē This ploy should only be used if you feelrepparttar 141873 interview has gone well, however. Otherwise you might be setting yourself, as well asrepparttar 141874 interviewer, up for an embarrassing response.

What You Should Never Put on Your Resume

Written by Roger Clark

Liars Get Caught! What NOT to Put on Your Resume

"Everybody does it" as they say. Face it,repparttar job market can be a very tough place to compete. If everyone inflates their experience then how can an honest person get a job?

Well, as tempting as it may be, you do NOT want to risk lying on your resume.

Whether it's personal information, job experience, or schooling - employers are finding new ways to sniff out liars and you don't want to be one of them.


While some information may not be easily verified, information such as a criminal record, can be very costly to you inrepparttar 141848 event it is checked out. With sites like you can never guarantee that an employer won't be able to findrepparttar 141849 information, even if your employer is hiring you for domestic work and is not a business.


Clearly this is notrepparttar 141850 place to boast about fake employment as you are going to listrepparttar 141851 businesses you worked for which may be contacted for verification. As this isrepparttar 141852 most likely area your interviewer will do a check on, avoid misrepresenting yourself at all costs.


Think that nobody will notice if you slip in an education you don't really have? Perhaps you do haverepparttar 141853 skills, but you can't afford to claim education you can't provide proof of. is a new service that will allow employers to have background checks - similar to criminal or credit checks - to verify your claim.


With all that said and done, how can you create a resume that will highlight your skills and abilities without needing to lie?

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