How to setup pre interview plan
Step-by-step Interview Prep Plan.
1. Research the organization. This will help you answer questions — and stand out from less-prepared candidates.
a) Visit the organization’s website to ensure that you understand the breadth of what they do.
b) Review the organization's background and mission statement.
Assess their products, services and client-base.
c) Read recent press releases for insight on projected growth and stability
2.Compare your skills and qualifications to the job requirements.
a) Determine where the position fits within the organization.
b) Compare what the employer is seeking to your qualifications.
3. Prepare responses.
a) Most interviews involve a combination of resume-based, behavioral and case questions. We encourage you to meet with us to practice telling your story in the best possible way.
4. Plan what to wear.
a) Make sure your clothes are neat and wrinkle-free.
b) Be sure that your overall appearance is neat and clean
5. Plan what to bring.
a) Extra copies of your resume on quality paper
b) A notepad or professional binder and pen
c) Information you might need to complete an application
d) A portfolio with samples of your work, if relevant
6. Pay attention to non-verbal communication.
a) Nonverbal communication speaks volumes.
b) Start ahead. Remember that waiting room behaviors may be reported.
c) Project confidence. Smile, establish eye contact and use a firm handshake.
d) Posture counts. Sit up straight yet comfortably. Be aware of nervous gestures such as foot-tapping.
7. Follow up.
a) In your opinion, what makes this organization a great place to work?
b) What do you consider the most important criteria for success in this job?
c) Tell me about the organization’s culture.
d) How will my performance be evaluated?
e) What are the opportunities for advancement?
f) What are the next steps in the hiring process?
This is how you can get success in an interview best of luck.