Posts Tagged: ‘interview success’

Transition to Work and Self-Sufficiency: The Job Interview

May 25, 2011 Posted by

This clip is a sneak peek of JIST Publishing’s DVD “The Job Interview.” The full program is 25 minutes long and part of the “Transition to Work and Self-Sufficiency Video Series.” The DVD explains how to dress, get prepared, make a good impression, and deal with the most common interview questions. Viewers learn how to make the most of their strengths and minimize liabilities for their job interview success. For more information about this DVD, visit For information about the entire DVD series, visit
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Job Interview Success in Five Minutes or Less

May 22, 2011 Posted by founder David Riklan explains the top mistakes commonly seen during the job interview process. Part of the Change Your Life in Five Minutes or Less series. Ford R. Myers is The Official Guide to Career Coach and Career Coaching. You can find complete information on Ford Myers and his products by visiting http
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Job Interview Tips – 6 Essentials to Do the Day Before the Job Interview

May 17, 2011 Posted by

Job Interview Tips – 6 Essentials to Do the Day Before the Job Interview

Use these job interview tips to be well prepared for job interview success!

Directions, Map, Contacts

Prepare the day before to make sure you get to your interview on time. Find out exactly where you have to go and who you must ask for once you are there. Get good directions, look on the map and make sure you know the best route. Work out how long it will take you, allow for traffic and parking time. Have the full name and position of the person you will be seeing and a contact number in case you need to call. Put all this information into an interview folder to take with you.

Conduct Background Research

You have time to search for company information on the internet. Find out relevant details about the employer and use these prepare your interview answers and questions. Having background information on the company helps to set you apart as a prepared and informed job candidate.

Prepare your Portfolio

Another job interview tip is to get all your documentation together the day before. Make a couple of copies of your resume and a list of your references including name, position and contact numbers. Include copies of any written references you want to give the interviewer. You may want to include work samples that are relevant to the position. Include details of the research that you have conducted on the company. Let the interviewer see that you have done your homework! Put all these into a neat, simple portfolio to give to the interviewer. Have a notebook and pen ready to jot down details during the interview.

Review your Resume

Go through your resume the day before to re-familiarize yourself with the information the interviewer has about you. Be aware of any red flags such as gaps in employment or reasons for leaving previous employers that you will need to address during the interview. Highlight these and prepare answers to any questions that may arise.

Practice your Answers and Questions

A couple of days before the interview you will have prepared answers to common job interview questions such as “What are your strengths?”, “Why are you the right candidate for this job?”, “Tell me about yourself?” Go through these answers and practice saying them out loud. You also should have prepared at least five good questions to ask the interviewer about the job, the company and the management, such as, “Please describe the company’s management style and the sort of employee who fits in well with it?” Go through these questions, feel confident about asking them, and include them in your interview folder.

Dress for Success

Find out the expected dress code for the job interview. You can call the company and speak to Human Resources or even Reception. It is usually advisable to dress more formally for the interview than the actual position requires- this shows respect for the interview process.Chosoe the appropriate clothes the day before and make sure they are clean and pressed. Shoes should be polished. Decide on any accessories you want to wear. Lay your interview clothes out ready for the next day. This saves rushing around just before the interview and getting into a spin!

Six simple job interview tips that you can do the day before your big job interview. Make the difference between feeling prepared, confident and in control or anxious and flustered about the interview.

More useful job interview tips and techniques.

Julia Penny has many years experience interviewing and placing candidates across a wide range of jobs. She offers her expertise to help job seekers prepare for and succeed in job interviews at her free website Best Job Interview

30/60/90 Day Plan for Job Interview Success and Offer!

May 12, 2011 Posted by Peggy tells you how a simple, 90 day business plan can help you go from interviews and NO offers to a great job offer!
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Awesome Answers To Situational Interview Questions

May 6, 2011 Posted by Answering tough situational interview questions is vital to your interview success. This video shows how to create awesome answers.
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Nursing Job Interview Success: Before, During, and After

April 28, 2011 Posted by

Nursing educator Michele Kunz gives advice to nursing students about getting through a job interview, and how to prepare for the interview. Michele has interviewed, hired, and trained many nurses over the years – and also fired a few. In this video Kunz discusses some of the things that nursing students should pay special attention to before, during, and after the interview. See more about Michele at her training website or at her blog Please watch this video in HD.

Job Interview Success!

April 13, 2011 Posted by

Do you loathe job interviews? We’ll show you what to do – and what not to do – for these nerve racking situations! Watch Nicola as she applies for a job at marketing company ABC Co and learn how to handle the tricky questions! As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), Sydney-based Management Consultancy International provides small and large organisations with training solutions to maximise effectiveness. MCI has a suite of tailored training packages and can identify and customise government-funded training leading to nationally recognised qualifications for your staff. Please visit or call us on 1300-768-550.