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  • Overall cleanliness, clean nails and hair in place.
  • A fresh smelling candidate with no sweat.
  • Mouth odour.
  • Clean shoes.

During a job interview, stay minimal with just a wristwatch and a pair of studs. Less distraction is always better. Steer away from wearing loud or chunky jewellery.

Request the interviewer to repeat the question or ask politely. Use 'Please pardon me', 'Can you repeat the question'. However ensure that you horn your listening skills, which is the key in communication.

Do call them Sir or Madam. There is nothing wrong with that. If they want, they will tell you that you can address them by their first name.

Sit straight, breathe well, and use more air to carry the sound as you speak up. It’s a generous outward flow of breath that will engage your whole voice. Without that power, you have no alternative but to squeeze sound out of your body. So breathe well. Practise this as much as you can.

You can wear contrasting colours for top and bottom. Pastel colours or even jewel tones like coral & aqua for top and dark colours for bottom would be a good choice for your complexion.

You can ask about the learning prospects, the growth prospects and the company’s expectation from you. A great way to do this is to ask the interviewer about culture & environment of the place first then going on to ask about a project and what you will get to learn there.

  • Wear monochromatic colour scheme (Colours from the same family) this will make you appear slimmer and taller.
  • Sequence will be from light to dark, e.g. grey shirt and a charcoal skirt or pant, or ivory top and beige skirt/pant.
  • Add a focal point which keeps attention on or close to your face like a nice floral scarf.
  • Wear covered shoes with at least 2 inch heal in coordination with your outfit.

Identify some of your main attributes and memorise them. Describe your qualifications, career history and range of skills, emphasising those skills relevant to the job on offer.

Select an achievement that has added to your resume and is fairly recent. It could be a college festival, an event or competitions you participated in and won. Identify the skills you used in the achievement and quantify the benefit it had to you and your institute.

You are not alone-around 3 percent of people have this issue called hyperhidrosis. Our suggestion is to take a medical advice-a good dermatologist can treat this effectively. Meanwhile do carry small tissues and multiple handkerchieves to wipe often as needed.

It is better to wait. Be ready to extend your hand in reciprocation. Greet the panelist(s) as per the time of the day and be ready to reciprocate if they extend their hand. You should not offer your hand first.

You are not alone. There are many who face this difficulty. Looking at the bridge of the nose, an eyebrow, or just below the eyes will give the illusion of eye contact, without the intimidation of making actual eye contact. The other person won't be able to tell the difference, and you'll be able to focus on more important listening skills to be a good conversationalist.

Avoid the following- Wringing of hands, playing with watch strap, finger rings etc. Not too much hand movement. Do not sit with both hands in lap. Rest an arm on the arm of your chair or on the table. Try to keep your palm off the table, because if your palm is faced downwards you will project immediate authority.

The other person will sense that you've given them an order and may begin to feel antagonistic towards you. On the other hand, if you have your palm facing up, it's a sign of submissiveness and being too accommodating and this may communicate to others that you're unsure of yourself and of your future. Either way, you can't win so keep those palms off the table.

You need not agree to everything. It is how you show disagreement which matters. Your expressions and body language and vocabulary can be effected when you disagree. Haven’t you heard ‘Agree to disagree’? Just say ‘May be I am not right’. Don’t say you are wrong or I am wrong.

This interview question seems forward (not to mention intimidating!), but if you're asked it, there’s no better setup for you to sell yourself and your skills to the hiring manager. Your job here is to craft an answer that covers three things: that you can not only do the work, you can deliver great results; that you'll really fit in with the team and culture; and that you'd be a better hire than any of the other candidates.