Shared October 18, 2018
I want to give you my 5 Best Last Minute Tips that are the secret formula you have been missing.
The secret formula to interview success is one that will help you build a framework and a methodology that's going to pull you through the interview so that an employer can get a better picture of who you are and what you can deliver to their organization if they're hire you.
So, the first thing I have is ask good questions. Ask good questions to them. This is going to show them that you are thinking and visualizing about the job. This formula to interview success has been used by nearly all of my clients and I'm sure that you will be successful in your interview too when you apply it.
Now, you only want to ask them questions that help you make a decision about whether you want to work there or not. You don't want to ask them meaningless questions. You want your questions to have some value where their answer helps you make a decision about whether you want to work there or not.
So, that's number one; ask good questions that are going to help you decide whether you want to work there. And when they see that you're asking these real questions, maybe “What's it like to work there? How are you going to evaluate my performance?” whatever it is; whatever is important to you.
You see, what's important to me in a job is going to be different to what's important to you in a job. So, that's why you want to ask questions that make a difference to you, that educate you, where that answer educates you about them and it helps you make a decision about whether this is a place that you want to be or not. That's the whole point of asking questions. You don't want to ask questions just for the sake of asking questions.
Now, I have a whole list of potential questions that you can ask there in the Complete Interview Answer Guide, but you really don't need those. You really don't need those questions. They're just samples. They're meant to help trigger you and to help you think of some other questions that might help educate you, but you really don't need that.
You need to think to yourself, what's important to you in this job and what means the most. Is it travel, like if there's too much travel, would you take the job? So, if we were sitting down and one of your questions was how much travel was required in the position and they said, “Well it's 75 percent”. And you know that you're not willing to travel more than 10 percent, so that employer has just disqualified themselves.
You asked qualifying question and in your mind they failed. They failed with their answer because that's 75 percent. And you know what? That's too much for you. You don't want to do that. So, they're out. You can just exit the interview right there or you can just keep going on for more practice.
But I hope you see what I'm driving at. I hope you see where I'm going; in that it's important for you to ask meaningful questions that help you decide whether you want to work there or not. All right. Makes sense? Let's go on to number 2.
Be flexible: be flexible in the interview, whether it's about scheduling a follow up interview, meeting some other people, providing them references, whatever it is, whatever they're asking for. Be flexible, be accommodating. Show them that you are willing. You don't want to just go in there and if they ask you something, you'll say, “Well, I’ll get back to you. I'll let you know”. Give them an answer. Be decisive. And show them that you are willing to accommodate them, no matter what it takes.
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