At Hire Excellence, we assist you in advancing your career more rapidly than you would otherwise, by thoroughly preparing you for the interview process.

Tips for Making The Best Impression in a Job Interview

  • Research company website, social media or other online literature to understand the company’s mission and what they do.
  • Dress professionally in a conservative business suit.
  • Prepare a list of questions for your interviewer that will assist you in learning more about the organization, corporate culture and current position.
  • Know where you are going! Arrive 10-15 minutes early for your interview.
  • Bring several copies of your resume (on quality paper) in a portfolio.
  • Bring samples of your work (to show computer proficiency) and/or accomplishment/awards as applicable.
  • Complete all applications NEATLY and in detail. NEVER write, “See Resume” on the application
  • Offer a firm handshake when introducing yourself, this exudes confidence.
  • Remember to keep good eye contact throughout the interview.
  • Keep a smile on your face and show enthusiasm in the opportunity.
  • Speak positively about former employers.
  • Answer questions concisely.
  • At the end of the interview ask if there is any further information you can offer to assist them in making their decision. Then express your sincere interest in the position.
  • Prepare a thank you card/email as soon as you return home expressing your appreciation of their time and your interest in the position.
  • Call your recruiter at Hire Excellence IMMEDIATELY following your interview.
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Common Job Interview Questions

  • Tell me about yourself.
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  • What type of boss would you like to work for?
  • What activities in your current position do you like most? Least?
  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
  • What qualifies you for this position? Why do you want to work for us?
  • Please tell me what your most significant accomplishment is in your career.
  • Why are you looking for a new opportunity?
  • What salary are you seeking at this time?

Questions You Might Like to Ask of the Job Interviewer

  • Please describe a typical day in the role of this position.
  • What about this organization attracted you to it?
  • What have you enjoyed most about working at this company?
  • What qualifications are you seeking in your next hire?
  • Why is the position open?
  • Is there anything further I could share with you to assist you in making your hiring decision?
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