Job Interview Process

By: Madi Bahe

Before the Interview

  • Map out the route to the business
  • Show up 10-15 minutes early
  • Practice what you are going to say- use common interview questions
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During the Interview

  • Greet the employer with a firm handshake, making eye contact, and stating your name
  • Have you're resume (know whats on it)
  • Bring a back up resume
  • Have a pen and notepad
  • Show you are confident
  • Take your time to answer the question so it comes out thoroughly and well stated
  • Ask questions like- "When will you make the hiring decision? May I call you for the decision? When is a good time?"
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5 Common Interview Questions

Tell me about yourself?

  • Don't talk about your personal life
  • Highlight your strengths in past experiences
Why do you want to work here?

  • Be specific
  • Say aspects you like about the company
  • Mention how you are a perfect fit
What is your greatest strength?

  • Be specific
  • Use examples that relate to the job
Why should we hire you?

  • Tailor your answer to what the company is looking for
Do you have any questions for me?

  • Always say yes
  • Ask questions that show you are interested and know their company

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MAX Employment - Top 10 Job Interview Questions and Answers

After The Interview

  • Say good bye and thank them for their time
  • Shake their hand again
  • Later send the employer a thank you note

Dress For The Interview

Women

  • Skirt
  • Dress
  • Nice blouse
  • Slacks
  • Blazer

Men

  • Slacks
  • Collar shirt
  • Suit and Tie


Nothing should be flashy, go for mild clothing. Error on the side of too business like. Also nothing inappropriate or revealing.



Interview Don'ts

  • Don't wear lots of perfume or cologne
  • Don't wear jeans or casual clothes
  • Don't chew gum or candy during the interview
  • Don't wear distracting clothes
  • Don't "fiddle" with things like your hands- this includes biting nails
  • Don't slouch or look sloppy
  • NEVER be on your phone
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Interview Dos and Don'ts