Job Interviews

Team Llama

Dressing and Grooming

Men

A two piece suit in navy or another dark color

A tie in a simple pattern that matches the color of your suit

A button down dress shirt, white or pastel

Polished dress shoes in a dark color

No earrings

Get a haircut, short hair is best

Light brief case or portfolio


Women

Netural colored suit in navy or another dark color

Skirt length should be a little below the knee

Wear basic heels 1"-2"

Simple accessories

No piercings

Make up should be minimal

How To Fill Out A Resume

Use 8-1/2" x 11" paper, 1-2 pages

Choose ivory, white, cream, buff or light gray paper

Use personal computer, word processor, typewriter or typesetting

Keep margins 1" wide at sides and bottom

Check for and correct any spelling, punctuation, typing or grammatical errors

Write short and to-the-point statements

Keep it brief; write a summary, not a life history!

Use short phrases beginning with action words to demonstrate accomplishments and results

Provide positive and honest information

Use a simple, professional, easy-to-read style

Have others look it over to make sure it’s perfect

Leave off personal information such as height, weight, age, sex, marital status

Emphasize important information by underlining or using capital letters when appropriate, but don’t overdo it

Don’t list wages, company street addresses, references, salary requirements, personal problems

Provide examples of your qualifications

Look at your resume through the eyes of an employer and ask yourself, "If I were an employer, would I want to interview this person?"

How to Fill Out An Application

Write out a detailed employment history

Prepare answers for typical questions about felonies and being dismissed

Gather other essential information such as your drivers listened and other forms to document your indenting

Prepare a list of references with each persons name, their job title or relation to you, and their contact information

Write a formal resume

If you'll be filling out applications in person, bring a couple black pens, all the information you've prepared and some blank paper

Dress in appropriate attire when asking for applications and when turning them in

Most Frequently Asked Interview Questions

Tell me about yourself.

What are your key skills/strengths?

What are your weaknesses?

Why did you leave your last job?

Why do you want this job?

Tell me about a difficult scenario at work and how you would deal with it?

Tell me about an achievement of which you were proud of.

What are your career goals?

What are your salary expectations?

What do you know about this organization?

how You Should Act During An Interview

Eye contact

Positive attitude

Firm hand shake. Not ove desk

Good facial expressions

Positive tone of voice

Don't be to calm but also don't be to excited

Keep the energy level down

Know the background of the company

Post interview

Write a nice handwritten note thanking them

Wait about ten business days to call back and ask about the job and if they don't answer send them a short email