Interview Tips

We want to get to know you at your best. Here are a few tips to help you make the best first impression.

Before the interview:

  • Be prepared for a phone interview. These may last between 10-15 minutes.
  • Research the company and position.
  • Ensure you have appropriate professional attire.
  • Prepare a few questions, it shows initiative!
  • Plan to arrive early.

During the interview:

  • Upon introduction, give your interviewer a firm handshake.
  • Listen fully to questions, answer carefully and accordingly.
  • Do not simply answer questions, elaborate and describe how and why.
  • Use previous situations to support responses.
  • Use quantifiable data when possible.
  • Exude confidence and energy.
  • Look your interviewer in the eye.
  • Make sure you understand the question. If you do not, ask for clarification.
  • Close the interview by discussing why you are the right candidate.
  • Revisit your strengths.
  • Ask when you will hear back from the interviewer.

After the interview:

  • Note anything you need to complete for follow up.
  • Prepare a well-written, sincere thank you letter. Send immediately.
  • Follow up with a phone call if necessary.