This video will explain why you are having so much trouble generating interviews by “click submitting” on online help wanted ads.
An interview is a two way street … it is just as important to ask the right questions to the interviewer as it is to correctly answer the interviewer’s questions.
The following are questions you should ask during the interview:
1 Why is the job open?
2. Who held the position before and what happened?
3. What capabilities would the ideal candidate for this position possess? (Be sure to describe your strengths in the capabilities they seek during the course of the interview)
4. What are the current problems and future anticipated ones?
5. What are the company’s long term objectives?
6. What are the biggest negatives about this position?
7. What are the main problem areas that need attention?
8. Where would I fit in the organizational structure/chart of the company?
9. What are the capabilities of the team I will be working with?
And towards the end of the interview…
10. What are the next steps in the hiring process for this position?
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Most people dread the question, “So, what salary are you looking for?”
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10. Get directions to employer & determine driving time plus extra 15 minutes (so that you are not late)
9. Dress at same level or one notch higher than employer’s dress code
8. Take additional resumes & contact info of five references
7. Research company, position and salary
6. Take interview portfolio (recommendation letters, samples of your work, etc.)
5. Ask for business cards of all you meet
4. Be concise … don’t ramble in your responses
3. Review 50 interviewing questions & elevator pitch (found in the Interviewing section of this website)
2. Go to interview as a problem solver … not a job applicant
1. Remember, they are interested in YOU!