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Job Interview Advice - How To Be Confident During an Interview Without Being Arrogant

It is only natural that once that job search of yours turns into that ever elusive interview, that you want to let the person interviewing you to know how talented you really are, but however; you don't want to come off as being someone who is arrogant. You can be confident and sure of yourself without stepping over that line into arrogance.

You definitely don't want to come off having the attitude that you are entitled to the job. So here are a few pointers that might help guide you to showing confidence without coming off as arrogant.

Make sure that when you go to the interview that you have plenty of knowledge about the business and the position that you are applying for. Make sure that you go to their company website and study all that you can about their business. Also arrive early and see if they have any material about the company that you can have to read.

Explain to the secretary you have an interview coming up and you'd love to be able to learn more about the company. This always leaves a good impression on people when you show genuine interest in the company.

When you get to the job interview site make sure that you are friendly with everyone you meet while waiting for your turn to be interviewed. Make sure that you are genuine about your friendliness so that it's believable and don't act like you are better than anyone else.

This means be just as friendly to the janitor as you would be to the secretary. Believe it or not, the interviewer after the interview might ask a variety of different people about how you appeared to them.

During your interview make sure that when you are being asked about your past accomplishments that you not only share with them the good you did but also take blame for any of your failings or weaknesses you may have had at your previous place of employment. Never put the blame on others and hog all of the credit.

This does not give off an appearance of confidence but more of a sign of a person who is immature. If you are a truly confident person then this means you don't have any problem with sharing the credit with other people. Remember people who are arrogant find it easy to blame others.

Don't let pride get the better of you. If the job is not really what you thought it was going to be and you feel that you are far better, remember to swallow the pride. It is better to get your foot in the door and start at the bottom and get the chance to prove yourself, than refuse to do so and lose the opportunity to get the job.

Little word of advice, when you are in the interview, make sure that when a question is being asked, try and pause for a brief moment, count to yourself to three, and then answer the question. This will do two things for you. It will make you slow down when you are talking and it will also make you easier to understand.

The reason for this is because it gives you the chance to actually think about what you are going to say and it gives you the look of intelligence and cuts down on those nervous “uhs” and “ums” people tend to develop when they are nervous.

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