To be a top candidate for the job is the need to demonstrate this characteristic above all others. When you are in a job interview, enthusiasm can be infectious and not least.
Several ways are there to display enthusiasm that can increase the chances of job interview success.
a) Spend time for researching the company, what markets it is in and its product ranges. It is unbelievable as a job interviewer that how many people do not do this basic research. They turn up at the job interview saying they are really devoted and enthusiastic to work for the company without knowing anything about it. Basic background research can be completed quickly by reviewing the company website. Make a few observations and then 'offer' these into the job interview if the question is not straightly asked. It shows you spent time to learn about the company.
b) Smile at the job interviewer. It has been proven that first impressions count a big deal. By smiling it is much more likely to be considered friendly and enthusiastic.
c) Be sure a personal job statement is prepared in advance. A 40 word personal statement about job related skills and personal skills will show you have prepared and want the job. So many candidates while asked to explain themselves clearly have no job summary prepared. This should match the job description and be a fit for the 'ideal' job candidate.
d) Asking questions about the job role shows enthusiasm and an interest in the role.
e) Arrange a closing statement which details why you are the best applicant for the job but also emphasize that you do want the job. State that the interview has actually made you excited about the organization and what it has to offer.
f) Follow up after the interview is finished by letter or email. This shows the interest in securing the position. It may tip the balance in favor if the job interviewer is still undecided. It also reminds them about it.