theunemploymentchronicles

Interview Dos and Don’ts

In Uncategorized on October 11, 2009 at 4:11 pm

1) If your interviewer is colloquial with you, don’t be colloquial back.
During a recent interview I had with an employer and his assistant, the assistant dropped the f-bomb. I was shocked and didn’t know how to react (laugh, pretend it never happened, start talking slang, etc.) but at the end I chose to be professional. That is the safest way out. Don’t let your guard down.

2) Be prepared for a conference call.
A friend of mine had an interview and she was shocked to discover that it wasn’t just one person interviewing her but several people. Because she was unprepared, she gave a bad interview because she was so paranoid with the whispering that her interviewers were having amongst each other.

3) Research the company.
Be prepared to know who the President of the Company is; who the competitors are; when the establishment was founded; what the mission of the company is…

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