How to Be a Successful Job Interviewee - dummies

How to Be a Successful Job Interviewee

Part of Job Hunting and Career Change All-in-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

The way in which you prepare for an interview can mean the difference between success and failure. Bear these tips in mind before and during an employment interview.

  • Research the organisation thoroughly.

  • Think about likely questions.

  • Listen carefully to the question.

  • Focus on what you can do for the employer.

  • Give examples to illustrate your assertions.

  • Talk in the first person, active tense.

  • Quantify your achievements.

  • Be aware of your own weak spots.

  • Make sure you can explain why you want to work for the organisation.

  • Prepare half a dozen questions to ask.