Sometimes it only takes 90 seconds for a hiring manager to decide whether they are going to hire a candidate or not. Regardless of what you have to say during the interview.

In Episode 21 of Career Chinwags for the 21st Century, Catherine talks through first impressions in a job interview and tips on how to make sure you’ve got this covered.

First she covers body language with advice on what to wear and what not to wear. Next, she talks about your posture before and during the interview and of course the all important handshake. She then dives into the topic of your voice and its role in your interview success. Finally, she discusses how the words you use can either help or hinder you. Nail all these elements and you are well on your way to winning the job.

If you’d like to explore this topic in greater detail, here are some links:

Blog: 4 Cliches and Boring Phrases that Kill your Interview

Infographic: 4 Body Language Errors that Kill your Interview

Video: Does your Voice Damage you in a Job Interview

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