Research the Business
Research the company and prepare yourself to answer company-specific questions.
Familiarise yourself with the company’s mission statement, history, product and service offerings, management structure, and information about the company culture.
Look at current events – read their recent press releases so that you feel confident speaking about the company.
Dress for Success
In general, you should look as if you put time and effort into your personal appearance. Your clothing should complement your appearance, not be a distraction.
Speak clearly and enunciate.
Make sure you answer the question being asked. Off-base, roundabout answers are a surefire way to talk yourself out of a position.
The first sentence of your answer should set the tone by restating the question and providing your initial opinion.
From there, you can add details from your own research, opinions, and experiences. However, you should always make sure you cycle back to your original point and don’t stray too far off topic.
Take a deep breath, relax, and let your personality shine through.