Interview Tips

August 17th, 2012

Preparing for an interview can be a little scary and intimidating, but with proper preparation you can help ease some of the fears that are associated with a job interview. Below are some general tips to get your focus on track and hopefully keep the nervous butterflies at bay.
1.Plan ahead- Do your homework!! Research the company and the position if possible. Review your own resume and have all of your work history and skills committed to history. This way when asked about a date or how long ago your training was you can give a confident answer.
2.Role Play- I know it sounds a little silly but it really is a good idea to have someone role play with you to help make sure that you are comfortable speaking about the position and how your work history , skills, and education relate to it.
3.Eye Contact- Maintain eye contact with your interviewer. Show that you want the job with your interest.
4.Be Positive- In particular; avoid negative comments about past employers.
5.Adapt- Be sensitive and observant of your surroundings. Take note of the culture and other employees you may see in the facility.
6.Ask questions- Make a list of questions that you would like to know about the company, position, and what the interviewer is looking for in a successful candidate.

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