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How to Prepare for a Job Interview. Five Steps to Successful Interviewing. Research the Company. Location Products & Services Customers Philosophy Recent News Financial Information. Prepare for the Interview. Practice with a friend Prepare materials to take on interview

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how to prepare for a job interview

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Five Steps to Successful Interviewing

research the company
Research the Company
  • Location
  • Products & Services
  • Customers
  • Philosophy
  • Recent News
  • Financial Information
prepare for the interview
Prepare for the Interview
  • Practice with a friend
  • Prepare materials to take on interview
  • Bring several copies of your resume
  • Dress appropriately
  • Bring pen and notepad to take notes
common interview questions
Common Interview Questions
  • Tell me about yourself.
  • Why do you want to work here?
  • What about our company interest you?
  • Why did you leave your last job?
  • What are your best skills?
  • What is your major weakness?
  • What are your career goals?
  • What are your hobbies?
  • What salary are you expecting?
job interview types
Job Interview Types
  • One-On-One Interview
  • Screening Interview
  • Lunch Interview
  • Committee Interview
  • Telephone Interview
making a good impression
Making a Good Impression
  • Be on time
  • Be positive
  • Relax
  • Establish Rapport
  • Be a good listener
  • Reflect before answering
  • Be enthusiastic
  • Take no longer than 2 minutes to answer questions
  • Send a thank you note
the number one method for finding a job
The Number One Method for Finding a Job
  • Mass mailing – 7%
  • Answer ads in trade journals – 7%
  • Non-local newspaper ads – 10%
  • Local newspaper ads – 5 to 24%
  • Private Employment agencies – 5 to 24%
  • Asking for job-leads from family, friends, people in community, and colleges – 33%
  • Pounding the pavement – 47%
  • Phone calls using the Yellow Pages – 69%
  • In a group using the Yellow Pages - 84%
  • Informational Interviewing – 86%
informational interviews

Informational Interviews

The key to successful networking in the business world!

reasons for conducting informational interviews
Reasons For Conducting Informational Interviews
  • Explore careers and clarify your career goal
  • Expand your professional network
  • Build confidence for your job interviews
  • Access the most up-to-date career information
benefits of conducting informational interviews
Benefits Of Conducting Informational Interviews
  • Obtain a great deal of information about career fields
  • Gain insight into the hidden job market
  • Become aware of the needs of the company
  • Opportunity to make personal contact with management level personnel
6 steps for conducting an informational interview
6 Steps For Conducting An Informational Interview
  • Decide which field of work you want to learn about
  • Prepare for the interview
  • Identify people to interview
  • Set up the interview
  • Do the interview
  • Follow-up