Interview Prep Sheet
Make sure you know what the company does. Nothing kills an interview faster than not being able to answer the question, "in your words, what is it that you think we do?"
review company websiteKnow the job description
do research on the company
have an answer for the above question
read over the job and recall where/when you gained the experience requestedMake sure you know your own strengths and weaknesses
recall specific examples of work that you’ve done that's comparable
will help with better recall of this important information at the needed time
write down 5 strengths (be able to discuss them)Write down two significant accomplishments as that relate to the position
write down 2 weaknesses (be able to discuss how you learned from them)
be able to discuss the details around these Prepare some good, pertinent questions
try to have one individual example and one team oriented example
avoid questions about vacation or sick timeAsk for the job
position questions that will allow you to then describe some important related projects you’ve worked on. See examples below.
ask if your accomplishments seem relevant to the requirements of the jobMake sure you have few copies of your resume and a folder to take notes
state that you are interested and would like to know what the next steps are
this will set you apart from candidates of equal skill that do not do this
Make sure you are clear on Date, Time and Directions
Make sure you have detailed and confirmed directions with youMake sure you know who you are meeting with
Confirm date and time
who to ask for upon arrival You can’t be overdressed for an interview
names and titles of the interviewers
HAVE MY CONTACT NUMBER AND A CLIENT CONTACT NUMBER WITH YOU
You have one shot to look and sound impressive: take it!A few question examples:
1. What does the person in this job need to do to be considered successful?
2. What could I show or tell you right now that would convince you that I am the one for the job?
3. What's the biggest problem that needs to be addressed right away?
4. How have you developed your team members?