Passion and enthusiasm
We are not saying to bring pom-poms to the interview – but you should speak about your experience in a cohesive and positive way and express enthusiasm about the type of work that you do and why you love it/enjoy it/are successful at it.

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Talking too much
While enthusiastically describing your past experience, make sure you give the interviewer a chance to speak/ask questions. Let the interviewer control the direction of the interview. Be careful not to constantly cut the interviewer off.

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Be responsive.
Practice good listening skills and answer the questions that are asked. The interviewer is in the driver’s seat – tell them what they want to know – not what you want to tell them. When you aren’t responsive to questions, the interviewer might assume that you don’t have a good answer to the question asked and/or that you are not a good listener.

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Be concise.
Give a concise and direct answer to the question that was asked and then STOP and ask the interviewer if that is sufficient or would he/she like more detail? Be careful of over-answering and rambling.