Failure to prepare means that you are preparing to fail. The more information you are armed with the better the chances of your interview being a success.
"We are committed to providing the best sales professionals for your organization. This clear focus enables us to deliver a truly distinct service built around a profound understanding of our markets and an unrivalled knowledge base of candidates"
Research the company. This will give you a good idea of whether or not with is the right company for you. It will also give you questions to ask. Go to their website, ask for brochures, read trade magazines for more info.
Know where you are going. Plan a reliable way of getting there which allows you to be a few minutes early.
Know who you are seeing.
Prepare questions. See interview questions sheet.
Dress appropriately. Are you well-dressed, in a way that follows conventions in this job sector, at the conservative end of your own range? A dark business suit, white shirt, conservative tie, neat hair and polished dark shoes is always a safe bet.
Who are you? Think about your skills, competence's, qualifications and experience.
How are you perceived? Talk to friendly colleagues, present or recent, about their view of you as a team member.
Read a good book on body language. This can strengthen your good signals & curb the weak ones.
Review anticipated questions. Preventing stumbling over your words by having a good idea of how you would answer common interview questions.
Prepare extra copies of your resume. Also, take something to make notes on, as long as it isn't too bulky.
Prepare a presentation binder and take it with you. You will be remembered if: you can show good sales figures; contacts that you have that are relevant to this position; any letters of commendation or certificates that show relevant qualifications; brochures of some of the products that you have sold; examples of the types of projects you've been involved in.