A job interview is the most difficult part of the job application process. Many of us do not have the ability to persuade and communicate well so we find ourselves dealing with nerves before and during the interview. Job interview guides teach job hunters how to survive an interview and possibly get the job and the most efficient way to ace the interview is to practice, practice and practice.

Typically, most job hunters fail because they come unprepared. This job interview guide will show you ways how to prepare yourself for an incoming interview. The job interview guide focuses on the things you should do prior to the interview and how to do your interview properly.

The first job tip is to do a research about the company that will be giving you the interview. If possible, know the person who will interview you. This job tip guarantees that you will be able to say the right information that the interviewer wants to hear. If you do enough research about the company you should easily be able to answer all of the questions put in front of you during the interview and impress your interviewer.

The second tip is to make a portfolio of your accomplishments. Be sure to organize them in such a way that they are easy to read. The portfolio is a sign that you are interested in the job and you come prepared for anything. In addition, bring a copy of your work portfolio and be sure to bring a pen and note pad.

Prepare your attire prior to the scheduled day of the interview. To impress your interviewer, wear a professional looking outfit. Do not wear too much accessories because accessories can detract from your overall appearance and make you look like you are not fit for the job and you are trying to make up for it by your accessories.

Be sure to be on time for the interview, this is vital to interview success. Do not expect your interviewer to wait for you so if possible, arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled interview. If you come late, your chances of being hired will be lowered because if you cannot be responsible and show up on time why should an employer trust you with a job?.

Be sure to keep a positive attitude during the interview, you may be nervous but try not to let it show. To boost up your chances of winning the job, improve your posture, make eye contact, listen intently, and answer confidently and sincerely. With these tips you’re sure to make a great impression and ace your interview.

Author's Bio: 

Landon Long is the founder of InterviewMastermind.com. You can download his FREE "Resume Rebel" Video Course to learn how to write a resume and stand out in a slow economy.