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Interviews

Tips to Ace The Interview

  • Do your homework – research (Google) the company
  • Arrive at least 10 minutes early
  • Bring extra copies of your resume
  • Bring your references
  • Have a firm handshake, smile, be confident – but not arrogant
  • Be mindful of your words and actions
  • Stay focused, speak clearly
  • Be honest, professional and positive
  • Thank the interviewers
  • Send a thank-you letter

Image Is Important!

Men

Women

Wear a dark, solid-colored suit Wear a suit: pantsuit or skirt suit in a dark color
A white long-sleeved shirt The suit should fit well, but never be too tight.
Choose a conservative tie When wearing a skirt, no more than 2" above the knee
Belt should match shoes Shrot-sleeved jackets are not as powerful
Laced shoes are the most traditional Never wear anything sleeveless that is visible.
Solid, dark-colored socks Conservative, well-fitting blouse (no cleavage)
Undershirt is a must. Wear neutral, skin-tone shade of hosiery
A nice watch, class ring or wedding ring Classic pump-style shoe is best (no sandals).
No backpacks; carry a message bag or portfolio Minimum jewelry, make-up and perfume
  Conservative hairstyle, pulled back if longer
  Carry a portfolio or serious handbag.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Remember:

  • Make your phone greeting professional!
  • Clean up your Facebook and other social media accounts (photos, profanity, etc.) 

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