Key job interview tips – Part 2

A recent survey of over 2000 hiring managers gives valuable insight into decision-making criteria. Some of the findings are not surprising but clearly these decision-makers are still meeting candidates who fail some pretty basic criteria. Part 2 of our interview tips ….

Interview mistakes continued:

  • Over explaining why you lost your last job or want to move
  • Lack of interest or enthusiasm for the job or the employer
  • Concentrating on what you want rather than what you can offer
  • Lack of preparation and obviously “winging” it

Most likely interview questions:

  • Why do you want to work for us?
  • What do you know about us/the job?
  • Why did you leave/do you want to leave your job?
  • What was your experience in role x?

Most important interview tips:

  • Research the company
  • Review your qualification (s) for the role and be able to describe relevant experience
  • Be clear why you are interested in the job and the company

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