interview tips

Make a great impression on your interview and land the job of your dreams. Follow these simple tips to shine.
Before the Interview

Learn about your future employer.

  • Learn about the industry
  • Learn about the company
  • Even learn about the company's competitors

Prepare to shine.

  • Prepare to answer common interview questions
  • Define your top three selling points
  • Prepare two or three questions to ask your interviewer

Practice, practice, practice.

  • Practice your handshake
  • Practice answering questions
  • Practice saying your top three selling points
During the Interview

Get ready.

  • Dress appropriately
  • Don't wear fragrance
  • Bring a copy of your resume

Start strong.

  • Enter the room with energy and enthusiasm
  • Make eye contact and shake hands with the interviewer
  • Thank the interviewer for their time and the opportunity to interview

Engage in the conversation.

  • Answer questions in complete sentences and avoid slang
  • Remember to emphasize your top selling points
  • Ask one or two questions of your interviewer

Close strong.

  • Shake hands with the interviewer
  • Thank the interviewer, again
  • Ask for the job by simply saying, "I hope you will consider me for the job."
After the Interview

Follow up.

  • Send a thank you note
  • Offer to send references
  • Stay positive.