Interviewing. Tips for Interviews Be on time Dress Appropriately –suits Have your resume with you Know something about the company Answer truthfully.
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Tips for Interviews Be on time Dress Appropriately –suits Have your resume with you Know something about the company Answer truthfully Practice possible questions Follow up with interviewer Have some questions to ask…
More Tips If you are going to be late or need to cancel, call the interviewer not the company Be flexible in salary ranges Always ask for the job
Be Prepared Anticipate what the interviewer will want from you Be ready to supply stories to support what the interviewer wants Know what you want from the interviewer Be ready to ask questions to get that information
What made the best interviews? Interviewee knew about the company/had done their homework 66% Interviewee had specific career goals41% Interviewee was knowledgeable29% Interviewee was socially adept28% Interviewee was articulate19%
Interview Don’ts Chew gum Smoke Be late Fidget Have a casual posture Use first name of interviewer unless invited to Be the first to bring up salary Answer inappropriate questions
Seven things not to do What does your company do? What can your company do for me? Say you can… when you really can’t Disparage previous employers No, I don’t know how to do that Misrepresent your salary expectations Give personal answers to professional questions
Appropriate questions What areas are more important to you regarding the qualifications of the position? What are your priorities at the beginning of the day? What other needs do you have as my employer? What kind of personality do you feel meets this opportunity? When will you be making a decision?
Be Prepared to answer the categories Goals and Purposes- life and career Type of work desired Reasons for selecting this company Personal qualifications – strengths and weaknesses Career choice – reasons for choosing Qualifications for this job Educational choices and plans Geographic preferences Major achievements and accomplishments