Connecticut Department of Labor - Today's Youth - Tomorrow's Workforce! 









Tips for Success!

  • Be on time.
  • Know the interviewer's name and know how to pronounce it.
  • Be courteous to everyone you meet.
  • Don't use slang - watch your grammar.
  • Don't play comedian.
  • Never insult a former employer, coworker, or teacher.
  • Don't interrupt the interviewer.
  • Be prepared for personal questions.
  • Wait for an offer to bring up salary.
  • Bring an extra copy of your résumé.
  • Be yourself!
  • Send a thank-you note after the interview

© Connecticut Department of Labor, "Successful Interview Techniques"

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Published by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Project Management Office
Last Updated: March 14, 2011