Tips for InterviewingDiamond Global International
Research Gather information on the company you will be interviewing for Information to research includes: General information on the company Industry trends Detailed information on company products/clients Competitors
Why Research is Important Properly researching a company prior to an interview will help you answer common interview questions such as: “What do you know about our company?” and “Why do you want to work here?” Research will help to mentally prepare you for an interview and can help ease nerves
Practice Practice what you will say during an interview Rehearse with a friend or family member so that you can identify the weak spots in your interview Watch out for nervous gestures and do not use slang or other inappropriate language Some common interview questions to practice are: “Where would you like to be in 5 years?” “Give some examples of work accomplishments.” “What are your strengths/weaknesses?”
Dressing for an Interview Remember that it is always best to be overdressed rather than underdressed If you are unsure of the appropriate attire, you may ask the person who scheduled your interview What to wear: Conservative suit in a solid colour Professional top in a solid, coordinating colour Conservative tie
Dressing for an Interview Continued What to wear continued: Wear dark socks and shoes in coordinating colours (i.e. No navy socks with black pants) No/minimal jewelry (wedding bands and watches are appropriate) Neat and professional hairstyle
During the Interview Arrive on time, or early if possible Arriving early will allow for time to mentally calm down and prepare Pay attention to the interviewer’s name and title, if you do not already know Remain calm by taking deep breaths and allowing time to think before answering a question Answer all questions honestly Remember that negative information does not have to be volunteered, but if asked a direct question you should not lie
Concluding the Interview Thank the interviewer for their time, the interview, and the opportunity Be sure to ask when a decision will be made about the position or a second interview
Follow Up on the Interview Make notes of the interview such as: The name of the interviewer and questions that you answered well and not so well Send a thank you letter or email Be sure to thank the interviewer for his time and the opportunity Include some main points of the interview Clarify or answer a question that you did not appropriately answer Reiterate your interest in the position
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