Interview Preparation Tips
Tips for candidates to follow in preparation for a job interview.
Research the Company
Do your research about the company you are interviewing with, including their mission, values, and products/services. This will show the interviewer that you are genuinely interested in the position and the company.
Practice Your Answers
Be prepared to answer common interview questions such as “Tell me about yourself,” “What are your strengths/weaknesses,” and “Why are you interested in this job?” Practice your answers beforehand so that you feel confident and prepared.
Dress professionally and make sure you look neat and tidy. This will show the interviewer that you take the interview seriously and respect their time.
Arrive early for your interview to show that you are responsible and respectful of the interviewer’s time. If you are running late, call ahead and let them know.
Bring Your Resume
Bring a copy of your resume, as well as any other relevant documents such as references, certifications, or work samples. This will show that you are organized and prepared.
Come prepared with questions to ask the interviewer about the position, the company, or the team you will be working with. This will show that you are interested and engaged.
Project confidence and positivity during the interview. Make eye contact, smile, and speak clearly. This will help you make a good impression and connect with the interviewer.
After the interview, follow up with a thank you note or email. This will show that you are courteous and appreciate the opportunity to interview for the position.