Do some research. Find out as much about
the company you are interviewing with as possible. Some great places to
do research are the web, your local library, and industry contacts. Some
of the information you should gather is:
It's the age old adage. You never get a second chance to make the first impression. Arrive on time. Dress for success. Be confident. Listen attentively to the questions and respond professionally. Take notes if appropriate. Allow your body language to show "presence" and "poise". When asked if you have any questions, make sure you are prepared and ask questions that are relevant to the company and the position. Upon concluding the interview ask about the next step in the process, and their timeline for hiring. Thank them for their time.
you are genuinely interested in the opportunity make sure you tell the