Even though you may have spent hours preparing for a job interview, did you know that most employers make a judgment call about you within the first 90 seconds? Below are some quick tips that every job seeker should know before they walk into an interview room. Download a printable version of What You Wish You’d Known Before Your Job Interview. What You Wish You'd Known Before Your Job Interview (Info-Graphic Overview) Common nonverbal mistakes made at a job interview From a survey of 2000 bosses: 21% Playing with hair or touching face 47% Having little or no knowledge of the company 67% Failure to make eye contact 38% Lack of smile 33% Bad posture 21% Crossing arms over their chest 9% Using too many hand gestures 26% Handshake that is too weak 33% Fidgeting too much Things that have an impact on first impression Statistics show that when meeting new people the impact is: 7% from what they actually say 38% the quality of our voice, grammar, and overall confidence 55% The way we dress, act, and walk through the door Clothes Is how you dress important? 65% of bosses said clothes could be a deciding factor between two similar candidates. So, how should you look during an interview? 70% of employers claim they don't want applicants to be fashionable or trendy. You may also want to stay away from bright colors since they are typically a turnoff. Top ten most common mistakes made at a job interview Over-explaining why you lost your last job Conveying that you're not over it Lacking humor, warmth, or personality Not showing enough interest or enthusiasm Inadequate research about a potential employer Concentrating too much on what you want Trying to be all things to all people "Winging" the interview Failing to set yourself apart from other candidates Failing to ask for the job Most Common Interview Tips Learn about the organization Have a specific job in mind Review your qualifications for the job Be ready to briefly describe your experience 5 Questions most likely to be asked Tell me about your experience at ______. Why do you want to work for us? What do you know about our company? Why did you leave your last job?