Step 5 of Interview Preparation: Know the Location and Be Early

Step 5 of Interview Preparation: Know the Location and Be Early

First impressions matter and being late to an interview does not get you started on the right foot. It also shouldn’t happen if you: a) look up the location beforehand, b) save the address and contact details, and c) leave with plenty of extra time. These are some of...
Quote of the Day: Albert Einstein

Quote of the Day: Albert Einstein

Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.   – Albert Einstein Whether you are picturing where you will be in five years or just getting prepared for an upcoming meeting at work, as Albert Einstein observes, “your imagination is your...
Step 4 of Interview Preparation: Know What You Will Bring to the Job

Step 4 of Interview Preparation: Know What You Will Bring to the Job

Take the time to consider what skills and experience you will bring to the job. If there are experiences relevant to the work of the new position, jot them down and review them before your interview. If you have skills that are needed to do the role well, be ready to...
Step 3 of Interview Preparation: Practice Answering Common Questions

Step 3 of Interview Preparation: Practice Answering Common Questions

You probably won’t be able to anticipate every question that your interviewer will ask, but there are some questions that commonly come up and you should practice answering them in advance. As Alia Hollback observes of this third step:   “Though many interviews...
Step 2 of Interview Preparation: Reflect and Resolve Questions

Step 2 of Interview Preparation: Reflect and Resolve Questions

Knowing you have the interview time set means you must shift from many-application-mode to focused-preparation-mode. In step one of Alia Hollback’s 8 Steps for preparing for your interview, you researched the role and company, now should take the time to consider if...
Step 1 of Interview Preparation: Research the Company

Step 1 of Interview Preparation: Research the Company

Getting to the interview stage is an accomplishment on its own but how well you prepare for the day the questions come can decide the outcome. Alia Hollback identifies 8 steps which you can take in your preparations which we will cover in individual posts. The first...

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