Job Interview Process
Before the Interview
- Research the company so that you can impress the interviewer.
- Get a good night's sleep
- Know what is on your resume so you can answer questions about what is on it or previous jobs
- Have a good reputation on the Internet because there will be background checks.
Before an Interview
These are some things to keep in mind when preparing for an interview.
Know what you are getting into.
Know how to answer
Look over your resume so that you know how to answer some specific questions.
During The Interview
During The Interview
- Briefly shake hands with the employer, and greet him/her warmly.
- Arrive 5-10 minutes early. If you arrive earlier, stay in your car.
- Don't bring anything other than your resume, some paper and a pen.
- Be precise with your answers so it looks like you definitely want the job and that you know what you are doing.
5 Interview Questions and Tips on How to Answer Them
- Why should I hire you? Tell them about specific things pertaining to that job that sets you apart from everyone else.
- What is your greatest strength? Elaborate on your answer and again, tell how that would be beneficial to that job.
- What is your greatest weakness? Don't tell them about something that may make you lose your opportunity at that job.
- Why do you want to work here? Tell them how you would be beneficial to their company.
- Tell me about yourself. Let them know all your good qualities that can help you with your job.
After The Interview
- Make sure to shake hands again briefly with the employer
- Tell them your appreciation for their time and thank them for the interview.
- Later, write or email a 'thank you' note or letter and send it to them to make sure they know you are grateful for the interview.
Specific Dress Code for Interviews
- Make sure it is formal wear and not casual as to look tidy and like you care.
- No jeans, no shorts, etc...
- Slacks, black pants for men, slacks, black pants, skirts, dresses for women.
- Nice shirts with little to no design on it, for both.
- Dressy, but comfortable shoes.
Job Interview Dress Code - What To Wear To The Job Interview
- Don't make excuses-be responsible
- Don't treat interview casually or only be interested in salary
- Don't slouch, or show any bad posture
- Don't be unprepared for questions
- Don't chew gum or smell like smoke
- Don't keep your cell phone on