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The definitive guide to acing a job interview and landing your dream job

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There's no denying that the prospect of an upcoming job interview can be as stressful as it is exciting.

Luckily, help is at hand to ensure you nail the interview process and successfully land your dream job, in the form of this definitive 16 step guide.

The infographic of essential job interview tips, created by Ryan Robinson and Rachel Frankel for online learning platform CreativeLive, features everything from researching the company before you arrive to mastering the art of the perfect handshake. 

We've picked three of the more unusual highlights below and you can see the full infographic further down. 

How to be successful in a job interview

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Use the triple nod when listening

38% of hiring managers say they've eliminated candidates after an interview because of a lack of smiling and engagement during a conversation.

Use confident posture

33% of hiring managers say they have eliminated candidates after an interview because of bad posture.

Find out who you're interviewing with, and research them too

43% of hiring managers report that cultural fit is the single most influential factor in determining which candidate gets the job.

Be sure you have a clear idea of how well you're going to relate with the people you're interviewing with, and plan accordingly.

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