THE PERSONAL INTERVIEW
There are volumes written on successful
interviewing, here are but a few tips.
There are two things necessary for the interview:
2. SEE NUMBER 1
Prepare by knowing about the company. Visit their web site; read
annual reports, newspaper or magazine articles available in the
Remember that your written credentials and a good phone interview
got you there.
Dress appropriately and be on time.
There will be many questions asked. Listen to the question.
Many interviewers will start by saying "Tell me about yourself".
They are really asking for a work history.
Some other questions will touch on:
Why you want to work at this company. What do you know about the
Your decision making process.
What motivates you.
Why do you want to change jobs
What are your training and qualifications for this position.
Why you want to change jobs.
How have you helped sales & profits, reduced costs and/or helped the
How many people you have supervised, mentored.
What are the reasons for your success.
What kind of experience do you have for this job.
What do you do for fun.
Talk about what you can do for the company, not what the company
can do for you.
Ask questions about the company and the position.
Let the company bring up compensation.
you want the job tell them!