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Complete Interviewing Guide

Step 1: Preparation                   (View the online version of our Effective Interviewing Workshop)

 

Step 2: Know what to expect

 

Step 3: Present Yourself Well

  • Know what to wear
  • Review proper etiquette when searching for a job
  • Firm handshake and make eye contact.
  • Listen carefully.
  • Show your interest in the position and the organization.
  • Be positive.
  • Show your confidence.
  • Maintain good posture.
  • Avoid one word answers.
  • Ask questions.
  • Relax and be yourself.

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Step 4: Prepare your answers

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Step 5: Wrapping up the interview

1. The interviewer will ask, "do you have any questions?" Prepare your questions beforehand

 

2. Obtain the interviewers business card so you can email/fax/mail a thank you letter

3. Evaluate your performance (external link) so you can improve for next time.

 

Step 6: Follow Up

Within a week, email/mail/fax a thank you letter. You will most likely receive a follow-up phone call from the employer letting you know if they want to hire you.

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If you've been made an offer

 

Good Luck!