The best and worst things you can do following your interview

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Whether it’s been two hours or two days, time is dragging ever since you had that interview. You are sitting by the phone willing it to ring with some good news. You know that this job is a great opportunity, and hopefully, your eagerness and suitability came across in the interview room, but you can never quite be sure.

I’ve seen how this feeling of uncertainty and self-doubt can prompt candidates to take matters into their own hands. These moves have been hit and miss. Some have demonstrated pro-activity and politeness, for instance sending a thank you email. Others have come across as inappropriate, for instance connecting with the interviewer on LinkedIn.

To help clear up the confusion, I have provided you with my definitive guide for the actions I think you should and shouldn’t take following your interview.

DO: Talk to your recruiter straight.....