Jul 9, 2011

Career and Life Coaching Tips of the Day...

Interview advice~

Learn what it takes to receive the job opportunity you currently desire!

Preparing for a successful interview meeting~

Being "well prepared" for any interview is essential. Be confident of your skills and knowledge that you will be to a firm.

Here are some tips to help you prepare for your next interview meetings:

* Know yourself. Think about specific examples you can share that will substantiate the information that you have included in your resume and will highlight the skills and experiences that you can bring to the position.

* Know the company and the role you are applying for; you can become acquainted with the company by reviewing their website in detail.

* Always listen extremely carefully. Ask for clarification,as needed. Make notes if this is a helpful reference for you.
* Express your thoughts in a clear and organized manner.
* Be thoughtful about your tone of voice and how quickly you speak.
* Come prepared with questions about the position, the firm and culture.

Telephone interviews are a very common first step in the interview process today. Here are some tips to help you during the telephone interview.

* Be sure you have your resume you submitted for reference.
* Know the name of the person you will be talking to, your notes and questions.
* Have a pen and paper or other note-taking system to record notes, new information, phone numbers and names.

Good luck!

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