Common Recruitment Questions Answered

What are the factors that impact on First Impression during an interview?

First impressions are still hugely important in the interview process – in fact nearly 60% of recruiters admit that the first couple of minutes of an interview strongly influences their decision! What I mean by first impression is personal presentation, how you walk into the room, your smile, handshake, how you engage with the interviewer…… An interview is like any other form of human interaction – we all make assumptions when we meet a person for the first time – do we trust them, do we like them, could we work with them?