How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Prior to the interview

Hygiene and Attire

*Shower *clean and iron clothes

*Use deoderant * do not wear anything to tight, short or to skin bearing

*Clean and trim nails * tuck in your shirt and wear a belt

*clean and styled hair * do not wear a lot of jewelry

*Do not over use perfume or cologne * remove facial piercing and cover tatoos

Time Management

*Know the location you are being interviewed so you know excatly where to go

*Get up early enough so you do not have to rush

*Leave ahead of time in case of traffic

*Arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled interview time

Practice How to Answer Interview Questions

* Know yourself

* Sell yourself

* Emphasize Work Skills & Behaviors

* Strenghts and Weaknesses

* Know Future Goals

* Know a little about the company and the position you are applying for

During the Interview

* Introduce yourself and shake hands once you enter

* Try to keep movement to a minimum

* Sit up straight

* Speak slow and clear

* Ask quesions

* Thank the interviewer for their time