Interview Tips

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Interview Tips

Step One: Preparation

You finally landed an interview for your dream job - now what? It is important to prepare for your interview to ensure you stand out to a potential employer.

  • Research: Do your homework on the industry, company and position you applied for. Donít forget to research salaries so you can set realistic expectations.
  • Rehearse: Practice common interview questions and styles (e.g. behavioral, phone, panel). Then practice a personal statement. Think of this as an introduction to who you are.
  • Plan: Write out questions to ask the interviewer.
  • Hint: Write down five success stories that highlight your skills, accomplishments and experience. This will help generate ideas to use as answers to potential interview questions.

Step Two: Interview

Today is the day! Make certain you have everything you need before arriving for your interview.

  • Arrive Early: Be mindful of traffic and parking delays.
  • Attire: Dress professionally.
  • What to Bring: Have extra copies of your resume on hand. Donít forget a pen and something to write on.
  • Professionalism: Be courteous, professional and make eye contact.
  • Learn: Ask questions and learn about the company.
  • Ask: Ask for the interviewerís business card.

Step Three: Follow-Up

Following up an interview with a thank-you note is a great way to leave a lasting impression.

  • Thank You: Write a thank-you note or email reminding the interviewer of your qualities.
  • Reach Out: If you are not sure when a decision will be made, connect with your recruiter 1 - 2 weeks after your interview.

Remember to do your homework, be professional and sell yourself.