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There are several types of interviews: initial interviews with recruiters, telephone interviews, and in-person interviews. Whether your dream job is trading stocks on Wall Street or an adventurous job in Alaska, you need to know as much as you can to successfully complete each round of your
Interview Tips You Need to Know:
1. You’re in control
One aspect of the
2. Prepare One Mistake Story
3. Let them get to know you as a person
Another important thing to remember is that while your resume and qualifications have gotten you in the door, the hiring manager also wants to get to know you as a person and how you would fit into the workplace. Be polite, friendly, and demonstrate your desire to work for the company (without going overboard, of course). As long as you act like yourself, you’ll have no regrets about how you handled it.
4. Sound confident, but not arrogant
While it’s important to talk about your better qualities if you sound too confident you’ll talk your way out of a job. As long as you don’t go out of your way to discuss your accomplishments, you should do fine. Focus on your accomplishments and how they pertain to the job opportunity.
5. Dress the part
Even if you know the workplace has a casual dress code, you should dress up for your
6. Write a thank you note
You’d be surprised how many people forget this step. Writing a short note to your interviewers thanking them for their time and interest in you is one of the best ways to make yourself stand out. A thank you note is your opportunity to let the interviewer know you heard what they said and to let them know why you are a perfect fit for the job. Don’t forget!