Unless you do not mind either not receiving a job offer or taking a job in which you may be incredibly underpaid, it is highly suggested that you prepare for all job interviews. Don’t allow your arrogance to make you believe that your highly accomplished skills or tailored fashionable outfit will seal the deal for your job offer. Joyce Lain Kennedy says that job interviews are a slice of performance art in her book Job Interviews for Dummies. In preparation for your acting debut with hiring officials, let’s recommend 5 talking points that will certainly aid your chance of receiving a job offer.
Talking point 1 - Be certain to prepare for all interviews. The more you prepare, ultimately the less nervous you will appear during your interview. See interview dash questions and answers dot com for more interview tips.
Talking point 2 - Tally up 4 or 5 stories of things that you do best and also 4 or 5 stories of things that you do not like to do but have grown and developed in that area. These stories will help when you are asked about your strengths, weaknesses and areas of your history working with difficult people and difficult situations.
Talking point 3 – Put together 2 to 3 stories about projects you have completed as an individual and 2 to 3 projects you have completed with a team. This will help as your discuss your ability to lead, show initiative, and work with a team.
Talking point 4 – Research each company that have invited you to an interview. Go to their LinkedIn profile by typing in the name of the company in the search company box. Follow the company to view departures, new hires and other relevant company information. See jobitorial dot com and glassdoor dot com for information about the company from employees and interviewees.
Talking point 5 – Develop 2 to 3 questions to ask your interviewer based on your company research and current challenges in the industry.
Talking point 6 – Understand how discussing the salary too soon in the conversation affects your ability to leverage a job interview by reading Jack Chapman’s book, “Negotiating Your Salary: How to Make $1000 a minute. Click here for the most recent version of tips from Jack at www.tinyURL.com/12Mistakes.
As a final hip hip hurray in your interview performance, pretend that your hiring manager is asking himself or herself at the end of your interview, “How does all of the information that you have shared benefit your potential position in my company”? Be certain to conclude your interview with talking points that can be leveraged by that company to help them to identify your talents as transferable, relevant and also needed in their company.