We have found a lot of candidates struggle with the most common questions in interviews. Here are a few to get you thinking, and how you can answer them!
Basic research about the company is great and is important, but the other candidate can also have a look on the company's “About Us” page. So you need to be a step ahead! Understand the companies aims and values, do they do charity work? Do they work in partnership with other groups/companies? You want to make it personal and show your passion for the job. Start sentences with “I’m personally drawn to…” or “I believe in the approach….” You can set-up a conversation to be able to share a few personal relevant experiences. Research will help you answer all the common questions.
Wearing the right interview outfit will not guarantee you the job of your dreams; what you say and do in the interview itself will ultimately determine your fate. However, first impressions in job interviews are key. As you walk into a room, ready to shake hands with your future boss, they will instantly form an impression about you. So here’s a few tips for picking out the right outfit:
You need to stay focused in you interview, you may be really nervous and thinking over all your notes, but don’t lose it now, you're so close. Keep your eyes on the prize, and here are a few key steps:
To sum up just be prepared and spot all the opportunities to show off your skills, communication abilities and any experience you have in the interview. But ultimately relax, you've made it to the interview round, and so now the hiring manager wants to know you!
Whether you're looking for a new career or looking for a quality candidate to fill a job vacancy within your business, Twin Pines Recruitment work hard to connect the right person to a valuable client or candidate.
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