JOB INTERVIEW
                      SECRETS
    Here’s 25 Tips for succeeding at interviews
Brought to you by Richard Butl...
Getting a job is hard work!

You’ve sent out your resumes and you’ve got a call
back for an interview, but now what?

Thes...
1. DO YOUR
HOMEWORK.
Learn all about the company’s mission,
basic history, orientation, and goals. The
more you know about...
2. Prepare.
Write down any questions you might
have about the company and the job.
Bring them with you and ask the
intervi...
3. Brag a Little.
Consider five things you
accomplished during your last job and
find a way to work them into your
intervi...
4. Practice makes perfect.
Practice your interview with others
beforehand. It helps remove some of
the fear and nervousnes...
5. Social cleanup.
If you have a social networking page,
make sure it’s clean. Many interviewers
are starting to look at t...
6. Know the job.
Know what the job entails and customize
your answers to fit that description. In
other words, you’ll want...
7. Be on Time.
Arrive on time, or ideally, 5 to 10
minutes before the scheduled interview,
to make the best impression.


...
8. Smell Like Success.
It may sound rather ridiculous, but
ensure you smell pleasing. At the same
time, don’t try to overp...
9. Smile.
A pleasant smile shows you’re warm
and approachable. Make sure your
teeth are brushed and there is no gum
or can...
10. Turn off your cell phone.
During the interview, you’re making an
impression, so make a good one by leaving the
cell ph...
11. Know What You
Want.
What do you want to accomplish as an
employee? Know what you want and
clearly express these desire...
12. Dress Professionally.
Dress better than you would for the job
itself. Be sure your clothes, hair, and
nails are clean ...
13. Make eye contact.
Failure to look at an interviewer in the
eye can be misinterpreted to mean
you’re hiding something. ...
14. Shake hands firmly.
Your handshake says a lot about you
and should be memorable. Practice
being firm and professional ...
15. Have a positive attitude.
Express a genuine interest in what’s going on
around you. Let your positive attitude show!

...
16. Stay calm, cool, and
collected.
Relax. They probably won’t bite, even if
you don’t get the job.




    © Richard Butl...
17. Give positive
responses.
If the interviewer asks about your
weaknesses, mention a small weakness and
what you’re doing...
18. Remember why
you’re there.
Even if it appears informal, still be aware
that it’s a job interview. Be conscious about
w...
19. Sell yourself.
Show the interviewer why the company
should hire you by capturing everything
the resume couldn’t.




 ...
20. Ask important
questionS.
Your questions show how serious you are
about the position and show-off your
critical thinkin...
21. Speak as if you have
the job.
Say “I will,” or “I would.” It places you in
the position and helps remove doubt. It
als...
22. Play up your strengths.
Focus on three or four strengths as they
relate to the job and express these clearly
during th...
23. Stay Professional.
Stay focused on your qualifications for
the job and only mention personal
matters when asked specif...
24. Be memorable.
Be polite and gracious. Say thank you and
goodbye in a friendly and courteous way.




   © Richard Butl...
25. Follow up.
Send a follow-up email to the interviewer
within one or two days and thank him or
her for the opportunity.
...
With these easy-to-follow tips, you’re sure to feel at least
a little more at ease during your interview.

The most import...
More About Richard
Richard Butler is an international life, business and
success coach who makes your goals happen!

If yo...
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  1. 1. JOB INTERVIEW SECRETS Here’s 25 Tips for succeeding at interviews Brought to you by Richard Butler The Success Coach Visit http://www.FocusandMotivation.com for more free focus and motivation
  2. 2. Getting a job is hard work! You’ve sent out your resumes and you’ve got a call back for an interview, but now what? These simple job interview secrets will help you make a great impression and give you an advantage so you can land the job! © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  3. 3. 1. DO YOUR HOMEWORK. Learn all about the company’s mission, basic history, orientation, and goals. The more you know about the company, the better you can communicate how you will be an asset to them. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  4. 4. 2. Prepare. Write down any questions you might have about the company and the job. Bring them with you and ask the interviewer when the time is right. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  5. 5. 3. Brag a Little. Consider five things you accomplished during your last job and find a way to work them into your interview. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  6. 6. 4. Practice makes perfect. Practice your interview with others beforehand. It helps remove some of the fear and nervousness you may have about the interview. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  7. 7. 5. Social cleanup. If you have a social networking page, make sure it’s clean. Many interviewers are starting to look at those pages. In other words, you don’t want pictures of yourself in compromising poses to affect your interview. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  8. 8. 6. Know the job. Know what the job entails and customize your answers to fit that description. In other words, you’ll want to highlight your experience as it relates to the job. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  9. 9. 7. Be on Time. Arrive on time, or ideally, 5 to 10 minutes before the scheduled interview, to make the best impression. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  10. 10. 8. Smell Like Success. It may sound rather ridiculous, but ensure you smell pleasing. At the same time, don’t try to overpower the interviewer with too much perfume or cologne. Be clean and fresh, yet subtle. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  11. 11. 9. Smile. A pleasant smile shows you’re warm and approachable. Make sure your teeth are brushed and there is no gum or candy in your mouth. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  12. 12. 10. Turn off your cell phone. During the interview, you’re making an impression, so make a good one by leaving the cell phone off. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  13. 13. 11. Know What You Want. What do you want to accomplish as an employee? Know what you want and clearly express these desires to the interviewer. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  14. 14. 12. Dress Professionally. Dress better than you would for the job itself. Be sure your clothes, hair, and nails are clean and neat, and fit with the company culture. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  15. 15. 13. Make eye contact. Failure to look at an interviewer in the eye can be misinterpreted to mean you’re hiding something. Be straight forward and direct. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  16. 16. 14. Shake hands firmly. Your handshake says a lot about you and should be memorable. Practice being firm and professional with your handshake. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  17. 17. 15. Have a positive attitude. Express a genuine interest in what’s going on around you. Let your positive attitude show! © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  18. 18. 16. Stay calm, cool, and collected. Relax. They probably won’t bite, even if you don’t get the job. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  19. 19. 17. Give positive responses. If the interviewer asks about your weaknesses, mention a small weakness and what you’re doing positively to change it. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  20. 20. 18. Remember why you’re there. Even if it appears informal, still be aware that it’s a job interview. Be conscious about what you’re saying and doing to everyone, especially any administrative assistants or potential colleagues. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  21. 21. 19. Sell yourself. Show the interviewer why the company should hire you by capturing everything the resume couldn’t. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  22. 22. 20. Ask important questionS. Your questions show how serious you are about the position and show-off your critical thinking skills. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  23. 23. 21. Speak as if you have the job. Say “I will,” or “I would.” It places you in the position and helps remove doubt. It also shows your confidence and willingness to work in a team setting. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  24. 24. 22. Play up your strengths. Focus on three or four strengths as they relate to the job and express these clearly during the interview. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  25. 25. 23. Stay Professional. Stay focused on your qualifications for the job and only mention personal matters when asked specifically about them. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  26. 26. 24. Be memorable. Be polite and gracious. Say thank you and goodbye in a friendly and courteous way. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  27. 27. 25. Follow up. Send a follow-up email to the interviewer within one or two days and thank him or her for the opportunity. © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  28. 28. With these easy-to-follow tips, you’re sure to feel at least a little more at ease during your interview. The most important thing is to be your best self and let the interviewer know you’re a good fit for the job. Best of luck! © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com
  29. 29. More About Richard Richard Butler is an international life, business and success coach who makes your goals happen! If you wish to book a set of 3 coaching emails with Richard please visit his main website: http://www.RichardButlerTheSuccessCoach.com Richard can be contact by phone: Ireland +353 (0)1 442 9769 USA (561) 623-9569 UK 020 3287 1972 © Richard Butler http://www.FocusAndMotivation.com

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