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What to do (and not do) during a job interview

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The best time to start looking for your your next job is while you're still employed, say employment experts.

Once you've landed an interview, here are the things you should do and should avoid doing:

Do's:

#1. Be friendly, courteous, and professional to receptionist

#2. Research the company and interviewer prior to. In doing this, intelligent conversation about the history and culture of the company will result. Researching the company will lead to asking the appropriate questions and way to dress

#3. Listen to the interviewer. Think about response to questions before you answer. Use precise answers, not too wordy or lengthy. Let the interviewer control session.

Don'ts:

#1. Speak negatively about past employer. Never bad mouth

#2. Show up too early or too late. 15 minutes prior to interview time

#3. Wear inappropriate or unprofessional clothing.

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