GET HIRED – 10 TIPS TO GET YOU THE JOB
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- SHOW UP
Be on time, be polite, and don’t make them wait. Punctuality isn’t always a given in business, things happen. But it’s unforgivable before you even get the role.
- WEAR CLOTHES
Wear something suitable or tremendously cool to blow them away. Like a full denim tuxedo. If you don’t have one of those a well pressed/dry cleaned suit or something your peers would wear.
- HAVE EMPLOYABLE SKILLS
Make sure you showcase what you can do, what you’re learning, and what you wish to learn. If you have faults, be honest. If you are working on them, give an example of how far you have came.
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- DON’T PUT YOUR FEET ON THEIR DESK
Stay focused, don’t slouch, and keep out of their personal space. You’re aiming to be mentally relaxed and comfortable – not on holiday.
- ASK TO SEE EXAMPLES OF WHAT THOSE IN THE ROLE DID BEFORE YOU
Make sure you know what it is exactly you’re signing up for. Find out what standard of work they’ve had in the past and look to see if there’s anything you can improve on.
This interview is clearly going well – Images keep things dynamic.
- DON’T BE AGGRESSIVE TO THE INTERVIEWER
Try not to jump in immediately whenever you see a chance to shine. If the conversation is steering away from a topic or subject you would wish to know more about, ask to revisit it.
- TAKE NOTES
Make sure you’re making notes about what their expectations are, what the role will see you doing on a daily basis, and things that are important to you.
- LAUGH AT THEIR JOKES
If they’re funny. Interviews can be scary, but it’s OK. They’re a person too. Make your own jokes, just make sure you’ve got a feel for your audience. Show that you’d be easy to work with.
- SET THE SCOPE AND SCALE OF THE ROLE
You need to make sure you both walk away with the right impression. If you don’t feel confident with taking responsibility for something – get them to clarify what they mean.
- HIGH FIVE EACH OTHER WHEN LEAVING
100% works, every time. If you have trouble perfecting the high-five (really?) then create a secret handshake with them on the spot.
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