Job Interview Process
By: Hope Smith
Before the Interview
Before the Interview you should:
- Prepare for all questions
- Shower and be clean
- Be prepared
During the Interview
- Greet the employer with a smile and a nice firm handshake.
- You should arrive 5-15 minutes early.
- You might want t bring a copy of your resume.
- You could ask how much of an hourly salary you would get.
- You could ask what you have to wear on a daily basis at work.
- You could ask What the dress code is.
- Also what kind of training you will have to have before starting the job .
5 Common Questions You Can Be Asked at A Interview
- What would you consider your greatest strength to be? - Answer this using an example of a time you used that strength.
- Why should I hire you? - Answer this very carefully and maybe give a few strengths on why you are good for this job/ position.
- What is one weakness you might have? - Make this a positive negative Such as you might always like to be early which can be a negative.
- Do you have any questions? You should always be prepared for this question almost always you will get asked this question.
- Why do you want to work here? Give some examples that you like about the store/work environment.
After The Interview
After the interview is over give a firm handshake and tell them thank you for taking the time to interview you.
Also after a day or so after the interview send them a thank you letter for the interview.
Attire For the interview
For women you would wear a nice blouse and khakis or a skirt and blouse but not too short, you could also wear a dress (casual).
For men wear khakis and a sports jacket or a nice shirt and possibly a tie.
Dress one step up form what the workplace usually wears.
- Talk about how good you are the whole time
- Chew Gum
- Talk negatively about someone
- Stretch the truth
- Be clueless about the company
- Be late
- Wear too much perfume
- Appear Desperate
- Answer your phone
- Have an attitude
- Be impatient
- Look at your resume for answers
- Wear bright colors
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