2. Stay positive
After a lackluster interview, a moody interviewee sure isn’t going to get the job. First impressions matter. Ruining your chances with a sour attitude is no way to enter the job market.
“Attitude is everything,” said Ford Myers, president of Career Potential, a career development company with offices in Haverford and Radnor, Pa. “If you are feeling negative and cynical, it will severely damage your chances. Employers can smell your negativity from a mile away.”
Easier said then done, when the unemployment rate is so high. Despite a tough economy, the key is to change your mindset and remain optimistic, says Mr. Myers, author of “Get the Job You Want, Even When No One’s Hiring.”