Are you an expert interviewee? If not, we want to help you feel confident and ready to take on your next interview! Depending on the job available a company could receive a stack of eligible applicants who are ready to take on the new role. That is why it is so important that you make sure that the interviewer remembers you.
If you want to increase your chances of getting called back for a second interview or even landing the job there are a few things you can do.
How to make a great impression during the interview.
- Have examples prepared.
- Maintain eye contact and don’t be afraid to smile.
- Leave something behind if possible.
Have examples prepared.
During your interview, you will be asked how you would handle different scenarios and the best way to answer these types of questions is examples from your past work experience. How well do you work with others? What is your greatest strength? How well do you handle multiple tasks at once? How do you handle stressful situations? How have your previous positions prepared you for this role? All of these questions are examples of questions you should have examples prepared for.
Maintain eye contact and don’t be afraid to smile.
During the interview, your interviewer is going to be judging you to see if you are going to be a good fit for the company, the team, and potential clients you are going to be working with. Don’t be afraid to relax and act natural. Your body language and how you respond to certain questions and topics is going to say a lot about how you will react to new and uncomfortable situations during the workday.
Leave something behind if possible.
As previously stated, the competition for this open position could be heavy and you want to stand out from the crown if at all possible. If possible, try leaving something behind in the interview. Whether you have a business card, previous work, a portfolio, references, or a resume leave something tangible behind that will help in the interviewer remember you in a positive light.
Now that you are aware of some of the things that you can do during your next interview to make a great impression, we want to assist you further. To learn more about how Custom Staffing can elevate your career, contact us at 419-221-3097 or apply online.