Responsible job seekers is preparing for her interview. We can see more books on the table, and a small plate with strawberries.Success, or failure in an interview depends on many things.

  • the quality of your job application (cover letter, resume, email you send to the employer)
  • your interview answers
  • your demeanor and your non-verbal communication in an interview
  • the clothes you wear and the things you bring to the interview with you
  • the quality of your pre-interview research
  • your interviewing skills, whether you know how to win the interviewers over, and how to sell your skills and abilities in an interview

If you apply for a very good job, or if you compete with more than fifteen people in an interview (this happens for almost all popular positions, such as management, marketing, pharmacy, finance, etc), you should try to do everything well. In this scenario, it can often be a simple detail that will decide whether you sign a new job contract, or end up the second best candidate.

In this section of InterviewPenguin.com website we will have a look at some factors the have either a major or a minor impact on your chances to succeed and get the job.

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