Are You Ready For Your Upcoming Job Interviews? | Allegiance
January 1, 2018 | Career Blog
You have an upcoming interview. Congratulations to you! Being called for an interview can be exciting and overwhelming. When people are called for interviews, they will usually turn to the internet, friends, and family members for advice. You can find a wealth of information online about how to prepare for job interviews, what to wear, what to say, etc. We also want to provide you with some information that we hope can help you on your next interview.
Always Be Prepared
Before you arrive to your interview, we suggest that you visit the website of the company you are interviewing for. We also suggest that you read any recent news articles that may be related to the business. If there are any recent news articles that involves the company you are interviewing for and those articles are fresh on your mind, you will impress the interviewers because they will know you are serious about working for them. You will be prepared for questions about the company, and you will be prepared about recent news surrounding the company.
Review Your Social Media Accounts
When you look at your social media profiles, do you think it looks professional? We all have interests and activities we love, right? We want to showcase those things and our personality on social media, right? However, it is important that your social media profile does not give an impression that you do not want to convey. You may be surprised at how many potential job candidates were not chosen for a position because of the content on their social media profiles.
Do Not Be Late
You should always make sure you will arrive to your job interview on time. You do not want to lose a job before you have the opportunity to get one because of tardiness. If you are late for an interview, this may sound off an alarm that you are unorganized, unprofessional, and that you do not have a desire to work.
Confidence Is Key
We know that be interviewed is not a calming experience for everyone, but when you are meeting with a potential employer, you should try to remain as calm and confident as you can. You should give a firm handshake and you should make eye contact. When you are being interviewed, you should always pay attention. Do not let your eyes wander, do not slouch, and do not fidget. You want your interviewer to know that you are confident.
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