Job Interview Process

SMORE assignment

Before The Interview....

  • You need to arrive 10-15 minutes early so you are sure not to be late
  • Introduce yourself to the receptionist
  • Review your resume
  • practice what you are going to say

During The Interview...

  • Shake the employers hand firmly
  • You will want to bring a pen, notebook, and a copy of your resume
  • You can ask them question's

5 Common interview questions and how to answer...

  • What is your greatest strength? You will want to have it be related to the job your are applying for.
  • What is your greatest weakness? Make sure it is not something that will make them not hire you for the job. Do not keep repeating your weakness.
  • Tell me about yourself... Do not tell your life story tell about your past experiences and qualities in your life that will help you.
  • Why should we hire you? Brag about yourself but do not OVER do it
  • Why did you leave your last job? Be honest and give detail

After the interview...

  1. Say thank you, have another nice firm handshake, smile and say good bye
  2. You should write them a thank you, thanking them for their time.

Dressing for the interview Male...

  1. Trimmed Hair Cut
  2. Nice polo or button up shirt
  3. Dress pants
  4. Brushed teeth

Dressing for the interview Female....

  1. Nice combed hair
  2. Skirt/Dress
  3. Nice shirt (cardigan)
  4. NO SHORTS!!!

Interview Do Not's...

  • Do not emphasize your weakness
  • Do not come looking like you just woke up
  • Do not be late
  • Do not be too early
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