Five behaviors can help you display confidence in a job interview. They are: (1) maintain good eye contact; (2) end your sentences in a normal or lower pitch, which will end your sentences in a more definitive tone, making you sound more declarative and confident; (3) no fidgeting. A confident person is present and focused; (4) when asked a question — whether you have a prepared response or not — answer quickly. Do not take 90 seconds to form a reply; and (5) ask good questions. In researching the company before the interview, develop questions around the job, company goals and mission, workstyle, culture, work/life balance, and growth plans. Confidence is a perception. Employers seek candidates who have a good sense of who they are and what they can offer, yet are humble enough to learn and grow.
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