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Be prepared for your next Job Interview.
In the days leading upto the interview
- Grab a piece of paper and draw a line down the centre. On the left side, make a list of what the employer is looking for based on the job advertisement. On the other side, make a list of the qualities you have that fit the job requirements.
- Do some research on the company, industry and the competition.
- Write a personal statement.
- Write down two to four success stories you have to answer behavioural interview questions (“Tell me about a time when…” or “Give me an example of a time…”).
- Have some questions ready, write a list of around five to six questions to ask the interviewer or panel about the job, the company and the industry.
- Do some research salaries to determine your worth.
- Determine your salary needs based on your living expenses.
- Confirm with your referees you have permission to use their names. Confirm contact numbers and details
Before you go to the interview
Do you look the part? Are you wearing interview appropriate attire. Do a check in the mirror; part of your confidence will come from you looking good.
Carry these items to the interview:
- Copies of your resume on quality paper. If you have been asked to bring along a copy. Always check first.
- A copy of your reference details to provide.
- A notepad to take notes
- Directions to the interview location.
Upon your interview arrival
- Arrive early—enter the building 10 minutes before your interview.
- Review your prepared notes, questions and interview prep answers.
- Go to the bathroom and check your appearance.
- Announce yourself to the receptionist in a professional manner.
- Stand and greet your interviewer with a nice handshake.
- Always smile and maintain eye contact.
During your interview
- When prompted,stay focused on the points you have prepared without sounding rehearsed or waffling on or off topic.
- Stay calm and relaxed and enjoy the opportunity of getting to the interview stage.
- This is your opportunity to learn more about the company.
- Be ready and when asked to ask questions and listen; get your thoughts together.
- At the end of the interview, stand, thank the interviewer, and ask about the next steps of the interview process.
- Get the interviewer’s contact details if you don’t already have them so you can send a Thank you / follow-up email.
After your interview
- As soon as possible, write down what you thought about the interview, or any questions you were asked about. Is any follow up needed from you?
- Write an email to the interviewer with a thank-you letter, reminding the interviewer of your qualities and eagerness for the job. Generally after a day or two.