The Fox Magazine

Daily Inspiration:

Dream Bigger
With Us.

Let's Get Social

    Tips To Prepare For An Interview

    Tips To Prepare For An Interview

    Doing well in an interview is not the easiest thing to do.

    Interviews are nerve-wracking – you’ve already supplied all of your work histories, your education and why you want a job, it would be nice if people just offered the job based on that! Unfortunately, you have to do a little more than that.

    It’s not easy to get a job, especially in a world where job competition is at an all-time high.

    You may be ready with your winning smile, your beautifully straight teeth, and your wide and confident eyes, but you still need to know the right tricks and tips to help you to get through your interview, the chances are you’re not going to snag the job that you want unless you do. An interview is about so much more than just showing up. The interview won’t last very long, and as most interviews are done on zoom meetings these days, you may not even have to commute to get there. However, you need to prepare.

    Below we have a few tips to help.

    • Know what your best and worst qualities are. Employees will ask you what your strengths are and they always ask you what your weaknesses are and there is a reason for that. They want to make sure that your strengths can realize your ability to do the job well. They also want to make sure that your weaknesses are something that they can try to overcome. They will often add in role-specific questions, so if you’re applying for an administrative assistant position, you’re likely to face administrative assistant interview questions. If you know these things in advance, you’ll be prepared for these questions.
    • Research the company before your interview. You will always be asked what you know about the business when you are in an interview. You should never just ask them to tell you about themselves because it shows you haven’t bothered to learn about them before you showed up. Researching the organization will help you to offer value and then show them that you care enough about the job to learn about the company. If you spill the information back to the employer enthusiastically, you’re more likely to get the job.
    • Make a list of questions for yourself. You should never just assume that you are the one being interviewed. You are also interviewing the company because you’re the one that’s going to have to work there in the end. Preparing for your interview means having a list of questions ready to ask. You could ask them about the ins and outs of the company, why the person before you has left the role, whether or not there is progression for you in the position. These are all important questions and you should know them before you accept any kind of work.
    • Plan your wardrobe. Even if you’re going to be on a zoom interview, you need to look the part. Interviews show who you are and give you a chance to talk about what you know and who you are about. When you prepare for an interview, you need to make sure that you plan your wardrobe in advance so you look professional.

    Post a Comment

    Tips To Prepare For …

    by Paul Tinsley Time to read this article: 7 min