Archive for August 2018

August Interview Tips

Make an example When you’re talking about your strengths, experiences and hobbies, show examples of each point instead of just listing them and moving on. If you have exceptional attention to detail, give an example where that was an asset at your previous job. You’ll most likely be asked about your hobbies, but instead of just saying you like to read or go camping, talk about what book you’re loving right now or your last wild excursion. When you paint a picture during an interview, it’s more memorable and will stick with the person much better than listing bullet points.

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August Interview Tips

Know your interviewer During an interview, you’ll have lots of questions about your specific role, the company, policies and a variety of other topics. Make sure you’re asking the right questions to the person you’re meeting with. If you’re talking to HR, that’s the time to bring up policy questions, company-specific inquiries and highlight your longevity and experience in past roles. When you’re talking to a would-be supervisor or colleague, bring up industry-specific topics and dig down into your specialized skills. That’s also the right time to ask about department workflow and where you fit in with the current team. By asking the right questions to the right people, you’ll not only get better answers, but will come across as better prepared and thoughtful during the interview.

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