Make sure your online presence is appropriate and professional. Most employers use social neworking sites to research and screen job candidates.
Utilize your friends and connections as networking opportunities
When you customize your cover letter and resume for each job you apply to, focus on keywords.
Find the important words from the career listing and use those words in your resume.
Each industry and company has different dress codes. For an interview, dress one level up of their dress code. For an example: If the retail company you are applying for wears khaki pants and a blue collared shirt, for the interview you could wear a button up shirt and dress slacks.
Limit your accessories including jewelry, scarves and extra large purses.
Attend to your grooming including neatly trimmed nails, tidy your hair style and keep your makeup understated.
Arrive for the interview prepared.
Bring a pen, pad of paper and copies of your resume.
Write down the names of who is in your interview for follow-ups and thank you notes.