Before the Interview
- Learn all you can about the company
- Study your skills, your experience and training
- Take the curriculum and Know it well, since they are based on it
- Make yourself a list of your weaknesses and prepare arguments to defend
- If you cite in writing, it is right to call to confirm your attendance
- Do not go with sunglasses
- Check your appearance (avoid flashy clothes, well dressed / a, clean / shaving ay)
- Go alone / a
- Soon arrives (5 minutes before)
- Prepare the interview, the coach will do it too
During the Interview
Create a good impression. First impressions are very important. Many entrepreneurs believe that having seen entering the door to a candidate, see how to shake hands and sit, they are able to decide their worth
- Greet the interviewer with a conventional formula: Good afternoon, Mr. Ruiz
- Sit straight / a, or the edge of the chair (insecurity) nor lounging / a (disrespect)
- Do not be the / the first / a in reaching out
- Greeted with a handshake and smiling, looking into his eyes
- Do not sit until you say so
- No tutees if you do not indicate
- Stay tuned / ay sympathetic / a
- Evita you nervous / ay gestures that indicate it as nail biting, hitting with the pen on the table, rock you in the seat …
- Do not smoke
- Do not interrupt
- Look the interviewer in the eye, but not intimidating
- Let him take the initiative
- Do not talk too much, not too little
- Watch your language
- Sin no aggressive
- Do not approach a lot to it
- Do not put your elbows on the table interviewer
- Do not cross your arms, it may seem that you are on the defensive
- If you are offered a drink you can accept but other than alcohol
Think before you answer
- Answer clearly and briefly
- Always tell the truth
- If they ask you about yourself / a, emphasizes your training, experience and results of your work
- Do not use big words
- Do not answer evasively or concerns, or monosyllabic
- Do not wait too long to respond, it might seem symptomatic of distraction
- Do not use sharp words “always, never” or use hoses “bone”, “east”, “good” …
- Show enthusiasm for the job, but do not beg
- Do not speak ill of the companies in which you worked
- Do you refuse to answer questions
- If you make how type questions: If you travel with your boyfriend / girlfriend asked what one or two rooms ?; answers that you think that issue is irrelevant to deduct your suitability for the position you opt. Say it seriously but not aggressively. These
- questions assess your emotional control
- Do not ask the post like a handout
- Do not say you need to work terribly
- Do not criticize past employers
Example: Do not say, “I just finished my studies and I have no professional experience” focused otherwise the correct answer would be “I am available for work and willing / aa implement all the knowledge I have gained in my studies
On the possibilities of promotion, the company or the job
Express your gratitude
After the Interview
Analyzes the results, scores strengths and weaknesses … can serve for a second interview or for future interviews at other companies.
Possible questions you can ask in the interview
- Tell me about yourself
- Tell me a story of your life in which you successfully resolvieras a problematic situation
- What makes a company if you hire you rather than another candidate? What differential element you contribute?
- If you were in charge of making this choice and I were the candidate, what qualities would you like me to meet?
- Do you like working with people or prefer to work alone?
- Do you consider yourself as a leader or a follower? Why?
- What was the most important decision you adopted in the past?
- Define yourself yourself with five adjectives. Justifícalos.
- What have you learned from your mistakes?
- Did you just what you start?
- Think of a teacher, a friend, your boyfriend / girlfriend in ……. If I asked how are you, what do you think would answer?
- If all jobs have the same pay and the same social consideration what do you really like to do?
- Describe your scale of values
- What people like Madden?
- Do you sleep well?
- How do you usually react against the hierarchy?
- How do you insert in a team?
- What impression do you think I got you after this interview?
- Why studied architecture, law, economics ………?
- How did you decide to study …………. What other careers attracted you?
- Who most influenced you in choosing your career?
- What subjects liked you more / less and in which knocked best / worst grades?
- To what extent your grades are due to your personal effort and to what extent your intelligence?
- What changes would you have introduced in the curriculum of your faculty or school, if you could have?
- What was the most rewarding experience during your life as a student?
- Do you think your studies continue or expand somehow?
- If you went back to begin your studies, what would you do differently?
- For your additional training, what seminars or short courses have you done? What motivated you to do them?
- Did you have any representative office for your time student? (Delegate of course, a member of the Tuna …?
- Tell me about your activities outside your studies
- Did you perform any work “student” (classes, summer jobs, internship …)?
- What did you learn during your previous works? What functions desempeñabas? How didst?
- Are You ought to supervise the work of someone?
- Which of your previous work did you like best / least? Why?
- What is your most creative project or solution?
- How do you wore with your peers, your boss, with your subordinates?
- What was the most unpleasant situation you see? How did you cope?
- Describe the best boss you’ve ever had. And the worst
- Describe a typical day in your previous job
- How did you get that job, that practice …?
- What do you know about our company?
- What attracts you to it?
- What work environment do you prefer?
- Do you prefer a predictable work or changing job?
- What relationships do you think there should be between a boss and his immediate collaborator?
- Would you be willing / aa move you to live in another city, another country, or travel frequently?
- Do you have a geographic preference?
- What do you think can be for you the greatest difficulty in passing from student life to working life?
- Which department (marketing, finance, production, commercial …) attracts you most?
- What are your strengths and your weaknesses for this position?
- What do you see yourself doing in five, ten years?
- What are your long term goals? How do you think you can achieve?
- How did you learn of the existence of this position?
- Why do you think you’re going to succeed in this job?
- What kind of leader you want to work?
- And with what kind of boss you think you would end by hitting?
- Would you be willing / yyyy conduct a training course run by the company, before being hired / a?
- How much you want to win now (and within five years)
- Do you prefer working in a large firm, medium, small, public, private … Why?
- Like the predictability of a job that you know start time and end time, or prefer a job that today do not know exactly what you do tomorrow?
- When you could merge to work?
- Who in companies that have worked before can give you references?
- Do you participate in other selection processes?
- What do you think of ….. monetary union, terrorism, feminism, politicians, unions ………?
- Are you comment with your parents-wife / girlfriend and / or the impact of your work?
- Who do you live?
- What your family do?
- You have a girlfriend / o – wife / husband? What do you think of this work?
- What you do in your free time?
- What are your favorite hobbies?
- What last book you read it? What do you think?