1. You Were Not Prepared For the Interview
One of the most important aspects to getting the job is to be prepared for the interview. Study the company before the interview, so you appear knowledgeable and experienced. It is important to do research on the job and the business before even walking into the job interview.
2. You Failed To Make a Good Impression
They say that making a first impression is one of the most important parts of a job interview. Make a good first impression by simply being relaxed, personable and staying in the moment. Make sure you come in with a smile on your face and be ready to listen to the interviewer. By listening and coming in with an open mind, you are well on your way to making a great first impression.
3. You Did Not Show Enthusiasm
Showing enthusiasm is very important when interviewing for a job. The interviewer wants to know that you can firstly do the job, but secondly, that you want to the do the job. Convey enthusiasm by being present and in the moment as well as asking appropriate questions at the right time.
4. You Lacked Sincerity
Sincerity is one of the most important personality traits employers look for. Be honest and sincere throughout your job interview. And, if you come to a point where you do not know the answer to a question, just say so. Don’t try to outsmart the interviewer.
5. You Did Not Ask For the Job
Many people forget the simple fact of just asking for the job and expressing actual interest in the position. At the end of the interview, simply ask for the job. Say something like, “I want this job, and I can do this job well”.