Interviewing for a job can be a nerve-wracking experience, our AtWork team can get you ready! Here are a few tips from our recruiters.
- Plan to arrive early so that you do not feel rushed and frazzled.
- Familiarize yourself with the company so you show genuine interest in the role.
- Practice your responses to common interview questions and your 30 second summary of your experience.
- Dress appropriately for the job you are interviewing for. It is typically better to dress more formally than not formally enough. Make sure your clothes are clean, ironed, and fit well.
- Be Positive and Enthusiastic. Smile and make eye contact so you can build rapport with the interviewer and show that you are genuinely interested in the job.
- Listen carefully to the interviewer’s questions and answer them directly and honestly. Avoid rambling or going off on tangents.
- Highlight your strengths and skills that are relevant to the job. Use specific examples to demonstrate how you have used these skills successfully.
- Ask thoughtful questions about the job, the company, and the interviewer’s experience. This will show that you are interested and helps you determine if the role is a good fit for you.
- Be aware of your body language and tone of voice.
- Follow Up After the interview, send a thank-you note or email to express your appreciation for the opportunity to interview. This will help you stand out and show that you are genuinely interested in the job.
Interviewing for a job can be intimidating, but with the right preparation and mindset, you can make a great impression on your potential employer. Let our team at AtWork help you find your next career. Visit us at atwork.com today!