PART 1: GETTING READY
Congratulations! You’ve landed a job interview. Your potential employer gets the chance to meet you and gain a sense of what it would be like to work with you. You get to answer questions about your amazing skills, experiences, and training. But, remember, the employer will be listening for much more than facts about you. He or she is also learning about your personal qualities, attitudes about work, and communication skills. Doing well at a job interview takes a lot of practice and preparation. Let’s get ready! Start by watching the video.
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Doing Your Homework
Before coming to the interview, research the company online and learn about its products, services, and goals. Try to find out what the expectations are for the job you are applying for. This information is usually available in the job description. Think about how you could fulfill those expectations and help the company meet their larger goals.
If possible, speak to someone who works there. Ask that person about the atmosphere of the place and any other insider information about the people, what the company might be looking for, or any clues about what to avoid during the interview.