Job Interview Process

By Megan Gydesen

Before the Interview

  • Research the company
  • Find out where you are going and how long it will take you
  • Get a good nights sleep so you can pay attention
  • Find what you are going to wear to the interview

During the Interview

  • Give the employer a firm hand shake and look them in the eye
  • Arrive 10 to 15 minutes early
  • Bring a copy of your resume
  • Ask questions about the company
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5 Common Interview Questions

  1. What is your greatest accomplishment?- Pick one accomplishment that shows how valuable you are to the company
  2. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?- have goals and direction but don't over due it

  3. Why do you want to work here?- Be specific show what you admire about the company

  4. Why should we hire you?- Be specific and highlight what they are looking for

  5. Tell me about yourself?- Highlight strength about your past experiences

After the Interview

  • Tell them thank you for interviewing you and give them a handshake
  • Ask them any questions you have
  • Send a thank you card

Dress For The Interview

  • For boys wear: Nice dress pants with a shirt and a tie with a jacket or a suit
  • For girls wear: A dress or skirt with a nice blouse or you can wear nice pants with a blouse.
  • Make sure for girls that your skirt is long enough and don't show cleavage
  • Don't wear clothes that are to bright and distracting
What to Wear to a Job Interview: Dress to Impress!

Interview Don’ts

  • Don't chew gum
  • Don't smoke
  • Don't say anything negative about your former colleagues or employers
  • Don't lie
Interview Dos and Don'ts