JOB INTERVIEW - EBOOK

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What turns off employers – TIP

Difficult person to work with Hang-ups Lack of life force, dynamism and initiative (don't overdo it though!) Lack of interest for the company Lack of d...

Top interview mistakes – TIP

Putting yourself down Lacking clarity Arriving late Overdoing it Not being interested by the company Lack of respect Unclean appearance Being too challen...

Get all the info your need! – TIP

Making decisions when you don't have all the info IS stressful!You get the feeling you could be making mistakes because you miss knowledge!Knowledge IS power!Yo...

Be likeable! – TIP

Chances are you might be working with one of the interviewers in the future. If they don’t like you, they won’t hire you. It is that simple! To be likeable, ...

Show up on time! – TIP

Being late is an instant deal breaker! It tells your interviewers that you can’t organize your time! Excuses are not good enough. You need to foresee problem...

Be confident, not arrogant! – TIP

Confidence is very different from arrogance. Confidence means that you are aware of your power without needing to put yourself above others. Arrogance = Bragg...

Calm down! – Relax! – TIP

Looking stressed is another instant turn off! It tells your interviewers that you can’t handle the pressure. To relax, take a minute to breathe in and out dee...

Prepare for the interview! – TIP

This interview deserves your full undivided attention! It could be one of the key milestones in your life. You must be 100% prepared. Don’t keep it for the l...

Research the company! – TIP

Gather as much information as you can about this company! Letting them see that you know a lot about them shows that you are interested and super motivated! Y...

Get rid of any insecurity! – TIP

Your survival does not depend on them! Yes! Getting that position might be a big deal, but you know that no matter what, you will be all right! Trust yourself...

Listen! – TIP

During the interview, they will give you lost of clues! Read the job offer twenty times until you really know exactly what they look for! – After that, embody ...

Respond to their needs! – TIP

This job is not about your agenda. It is their agenda. Identify what this agenda is and let them see that you understand how to play their game! An interview...

Be interested! – TIP

You might be spending the next 10 years of your life with this company. Show interest for their culture and products. Ask targeted and expert questions about ...

Highlight your positives – TIP

This is very different than bragging, right? During the interview, you will have opportunities to talk about what you achieved. Some candidates tend to be too...

Follow up after the interview – TIP

Call or send a note after the interview to show your appreciation. Tell them that you are truly motivated and that this interview confirmed the fact that you ...

Don’t focus on negatives! – TIP

Some candidates come forward with a few negatives at the start of interview. They will say things like: “Yeah! I never got along too well with that colleague ...

Be clear and concise – TIP

When they ask you a question, don’t deviate! Be clear and concise! They imagine how it will be to work with you. They see you at meetings and imagine how it ...

Be agreeable! – TIP

Don’t contradict or try to show in any way that you know better than them, ok? They will remember an impression from you. Being agreeable means agreeing with ...

Refresh your Skills + Knowledge – TIP

Before the interview, refresh your knowledge on the key topics or areas you will be hired for. The key reason they hire you is because of a set of skills, know...

Match their energy level! – TIP

It is a matter of finding the right balance. They are leading the interview! Don’t try to take over! Respect this hierarchy and don’t try to shift roles. No...

Be positive! – TIP

Don’t complain! This is another key turn off in interviews. Have you ever experienced someone complaining to you? How did that make you feel? What was your ...