Hi Joshua: "PREPARING FOR THE INTERVIEW" A resume is a must for any job interview, but other preparation is also necessary to win the job offers. You must prepare yourself further. You must try and distinguish yourself from other candidates. One way is to develop several different themes about yourself during the job interview. This will begin to emphasize your strong points and make a good impression!!As part of your preparation you should think of your 12 themes as a SALES MESSAGE. each will be designed to show your best skills and qualifications. This in turn leads you to a 12 point strategy that will enable you to sell your qualifications in any interview. Develop a personalized approach within your topics by thinking of specific examples from your background that correspond to each topic. You can practice with your answers with someone who will tell you the truth on how it sounds. Remember these are key messages about you for the interviewer. I am going to give you the a shortened version for twelve topics in order for you to prepare for interviewing now and the name of the book below in steps.
- Passion for the Business- ask yourself "Why am I interested in working in this field or industry?"
- Motivation and Purpose: "Why do I want this interview?"3. Skills and Experience: Consider your key skills and how you'll use them in this job. 4. Diligence and Professionalism: Give proof that you persevere to see important projects through and achieve results. 5. Creativity and Leadership: Offer proof of your effectiveness, initiative, leadership! 6. Compatibility with the job: Discuss your specific qualification for the job.7.Personality and Cultural Compatibility: Consider your Personality! 8. Management Style and interpersonal skills: Talk about interpersonal skills you use with peer groups and leaders .9. Problem solving ability: Offer Proof of this ability. 10. Think about your initiative and accomplishments and offer examples. 11. Tailor your aspirations to the realities of this particular job.12. Personal Interests and hobbies: Do you have a balanced lifestyle?
These are the twelve topics you should use as in preparation for your interviewing process. If you follow this approach you will have an advantage on the other candidates. Good Luck to you. Below is the name of this Interviewing book!
Carole recommends the following next steps:
- Interviewing Book referred to above: "The 250 Job Interview Questions" by Peter Veruki :A good book to be had by all who are interviewing. This book will tell you more about these 12 topic and give you good questions and answers to boost your confidence.