Ace Your Interview With These Awesome Tips

Job interviews can be overwhelming and stressful. We get it! You want to come across as passionate and confident, but not arrogant. You want to show off your experience while picking up any social cues and not go over the time allowed. Well, don’t stress 🤯 because we’ve got your back!

Check out these tips and tricks from The Good Source that will help you with your next interview. 🥳

Top 3 Do’s:

Be confident 💁🏼‍♀️

They want to meet you for a reason! Prepare three awesome achievements from your experience that you’re super proud of. Oh, and don’t forget to show your passion for what you do. Let that enthusiasm shine during the interview!

Do your homework. 📚

Research the company – what they actually do, how
long they’ve been in business, and even the folks you’ll be chatting with and what their role in the business is.

Dress to impress

flash that smile, nod along to show you’re into it, don’t
forget eye contact 👀

Top 3 Dont’s:

Don’t ask about salary at the start of the first interview. 🤑

It’s all about assessing (from both sides) if you’re going to be the right person for the role at this stage.

Avoid dissing your current boss or company.

Trust us, it will only reflect negatively on you.💣

Whatever you do, don’t be fashionably late.

You don’t want the interviewer to think you don’t respect their time. ⏰

Virtual Call:

Get your video interview game on! Log in early, test that mic and video to make sure you’re good to go 🚀.
Find a quiet spot where you won’t be interrupted. Turn off your phone, Slack, and tell your dog to shush.
Feel free to wear those comfy PJ bottoms if it will help you feel relaxed (or not) 🙈.

Virtual Call

In-Person Interviews:

Dress appropriately. No PJ bottoms this time, sorry! Let’s keep it classy. Shake hands like a pro when you meet and before you say your goodbyes.
It’s a nice touch that keeps things smooth.

In-Person Interviews

Questions To Ask During The Interview:

Remember, interviews are a two-way street. You need to make sure this company and role are the right fit for you. So, jot down some questions and bring them with you. It shows you’re seriously invested.🙌🏼

  • If you’re all about feedback, ask if they encourage it and how they use it to boost innovation and efficiency. 🚀
  • Want to level up your skills? Ask if they support learning through certifications, courses, or even attending local conferences.
  • Show your interest in an inclusive workplace by asking about their diversity and inclusion initiatives. How do they measure that and what approach is the business taking to prioritise hiring and retaining a diverse workforce?

Here Are Some More Awesome Questions To Consider Asking:

  • What does the first 3-6 months in this role look like?💭
  • What are the top three skills you are looking for?
  • How do you describe your leadership style or how would the team describe you?
  • How would you describe the office culture?🚀
  • What is the scope for internal progression? 📈
  • What are the opportunities for growth in this role?
  • What are your current working-from-home and remote work policies?

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We hope these tips make your interview prep a whole lot easier. If you need extra help or want do a practice call, let us know! Remember, you’re awesome and you’ve got this!

 you’re awesome

We hope these tips make your interview prep a whole lot easier. If you need extra help or want do a practice call, let us know! Remember, you’re awesome and you’ve got this!