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Interview Prep

Updated 06/11/2017


   INTERVIEW PREPARATION:

   When you're going in for the big battle, plan
   think through possibilities, what is not going
   to work well and remember, in the end,
   TAKE NO PRISONERS ... PLAY TO WIN!



   7-Step Interview Prep Plan 
  • Research the organization. This will help you answer questions — and stand out
    from less-prepared candidates. ...
  • Compare your skills and qualifications to the job requirements. ...
  • Prepare responses. ...
  • Plan what to wear. ...
  • Plan what to bring. ...
  • Pay attention to non-verbal communication. ...
  • Follow up.

    Articles 

         
     7 Tips to Improve Your Prospects in an Interview  |  Inc., Peter Economy
     No matter how good your people skills may be, interviews are always a stressful time.
     You're meeting a group of people you're unfamiliar with; you don't know what they like
     or what they're looking for, no matter how much you prepare.
     However, these 7 tips will help you impress your interviewers--regardless of who they
     are--improving your chances of landing the job you want.


     15 Fast Tips to Make the Best Impression at an Interview  |  TheBalance, Alison Doyle    11/07/2016
     The most important part of a job interview is the beginning. That’s when you have an
     opportunity to make a great impression—or a not so good one—on your interviewer.
     One boss I worked for told me that he knew within the first 30 seconds or so whether
     the person had a shot at getting hired.


     Interview Preparation Tips: How to Prepare for Job Interview Success
       |  Linkedin, Annie John, Accounts Manager at M&T Bank                                                                                                       04/29/2017
     How many times have you thought "If only I'd said that during my interview"? If you haven't
     done your job interview preparation properly, it's easy to think of great answers after the
     event.  
Interviews are always nerve-wracking. You feel as if you are on trial and you don't
     know the interviewer. So you don't have any knowledge of the way his or her mind works
     and the type of answers which might be expected to the trickier interview questions.



     How to Show Your Personality at an Interview  |  TheBalance, Alison Doyle                                10/10/2016
     Job interviews don't have to be boring. In fact, they shouldn't be. It's important to act
     professionally, of course, but it's also important to show your personality to the interviewer.
     Employers want to know that you are qualified for a position, but they also want to know
     that you will fit in with the company culture. The only way to assess this is to get a sense
     of your personality. Thus, the more personable you are and the more you connect with the
     interviewer, the better your chances of being selected for the job.
    


    The Most Effective 30-60-90 Day Plan for Job Interviews  |  LinkedIn, Peggy I McKee     01/30/2017
     This is a simple document but does require some thought and appropriate wordsmithing
     to be an effective sales document and guide to help you start your next job faster and at
     a higher level of performance. Companies used 30-60-90 Day plans and they know the
     power. Show them you see this value and can generate one for yourself to stay on target!
     Submit this with your Resume where possible, give it to your Recruiter(s), take it to your
     Interview. Just make certain that it gets into the hands of decision makers to help YOU.

     
          30-60-90 Day Sales Plan