Blog Series: Interview Tricks from People Who Know WHAT WORKS
So you've landed an interview... now what? How should you prepare?
Here are a few steps to get you started. (more to come in future blog posts!)
Let's start with the basics...
Step#1 – Your Story
Introduction – Your Elevator Pitch
Remember to talk about (include):
Specific Technology & Certs
Step #2 – The Bridge (Trust)
Connections / Networks – Building Trust
Glassdoor + Job Websites
And More Research!
Know the Company
Know Their People
Networking by “Proximity”
Step #3 – Your Mantras
Use Words and Expressions Like:
“I love what I am doing now... AND (not but)... ”
“My passion is X and ...”
“I am truly a champion of X, Y, Z ...”
“On my own, I have been studying / preparing for Y”
“I am in the process of Z”
NEVER (and we mean NEVER) speak negatively of a past employer / employee
(no matter how tempting it is... or how much they may deserve it)
Steps 4-6 coming soon!
WHO / WHAT IS STEP FORTE?
We Are Committed to Excellence & Your Success
Here at StepForte, we understand that change is not always easy. We have been helping people make career transitions since 1997. Our many years of experience have taught us that we should do what we love - and our passion is finding you your next career opportunity.
We specialize in helping those candidates who are frustrated by the job application process. If you have applied for numerous opportunities on-line, only to be rejected by a machine-generated (AI) response - or just plain “ghosted” by an HR professional or a recruiter...then our program is for you.