Here are 10 sample tips from the book.
1.Do your research - It is best that you know certain things about the company you are applying a job for. Researching about the company can also help you answer possible questions, since it would help you learn more about the nature of their business. Aside from that, if they ask you questions regarding their company and you are able to answer them properly, then it shows them that you are indeed interested in working for them.
2.If this is not your first time to get interviewed, review your previous ones - Whether you were successful in all your past interviews or not, it is best that you review them for your upcoming one. This is because you can learn valuable lessons from them. Aside from that, if you committed certain mistakes in your past interviews, then you can make sure not to make such mistakes again.
3.Review the qualifications required by the company you are applying for - When you are scheduled for a job interview, you need to check back on the qualifications that the company is looking for. This way, you would be able to compare it with your present experiences and your skills. On top of that, it would also help you focus more on your particular skills that would help you qualify more for the job you want.
4.Get a haircut - Getting a haircut would make anyone look smart, fresh, and presentable. However, it is best that you do it about 2 or 3 days in advance. This is to make sure that you no longer carry the smell of the salon. Additionally, even if you do look more presentable with it, you may need a couple of days to get adjusted to it, which is very important when it comes to being confident during the interview.
5.Make sure to arrive early at the office where you are going to be interviewed - It is always better to arrive early at the place you would be interviewed. This is to show your prospective employers that you are really interested with the job. Aside from that, it also shows them that you have good time management skills. If you are currently working, try to apply for a leave of absence to ensure that you have enough time to prepare and get to the venue.
6.Do your usual morning routine early - By taking your breakfast early or doing your usual routine earlier than usual, you would be providing yourself with extra time in preparing for the interview. It is best that you are not rushing to get to the interview. With that, you are able to ensure that you are calm and collected when you get to the venue.
7.Eat well but don’t overdo it - It is best that you eat well the day before your big job interview. This is to ensure that you will be supplying your body with the nutrients that it needs, so as to prevent any kind of stress. However, keep in mind not to overdo it, since overeating might disturb your system.
8.Go to bed as early as possible - Sleeping as early as possible would provide you enough rest for the upcoming interview. Make sure as well that you brush your teeth and wash your face prior to sleeping. By doing this, you can ensure that you would be able to sleep well and have enough energy for the next day.
9.Set up your alarm - To make sure that you wake up early for your job interview, it is best that you set up your alarm for it. Just make sure that you set it to wake you up twice, with a few minutes interval. With that you would be making sure that you would be able to start your day early, since the second alarm would definitely wake you up, if you happen to turn off the first one.
10.Take a shower - Taking a shower would ensure that you will feel refreshed for the interview. It would also help in making you look as presentable as possible. In addition, it would help in waking up every part of your body, in order to perform at your best for your job interview.
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