AllRegionalJobs is specifically designed to assist people find jobs in the South or to find jobs in the area of the South. With the careers market now more competitive than it has been for some time, you need to give employers lots of reasons to pick you when you get to the critical stage of being invited for a job interview.
The first 30 seconds of a job interview are very important. Here are some hint and tips on what to expect and how to prepare for your job interview.
Job Interview checklist
Rightly or wrongly, looks sometimes make a difference, be smart and look professional. give consideration to the company you are applying to - how do your potential future colleagues dress for work? If you already look the part then you're on the way to fitting in at your desired new job!
Always keep in mind that you never get a second chance to make a excellent first impression, so make sure you're prepared. Aim to arrive 20-25 minutes before your appointed interview time, that way if your bus is late or you get stuck in traffic you'll still arrive bang on time. If you arrive early, you could wait nearby at a cafe or have a quick stroll around the locality thinking about what you plan to say in your interview. Aim to arrive at reception exactly 10 minutes before your scheduled interview time.
Eye contact is one of the most important aspects while on your interview and can make a important difference in how you present yourself. If you often look away when speaking to someone, you are viewed.may come accross as lacking confidence or not interested or worse still being dishonest. So always answer the questions with eye contact, but without glaring.
During your job interview always be positive. Do not be unenthusiastic or mention any bad points about previous employers. Focus on positive achievements and optimistic views, never forget to smile and be attentive.
Alas no matter how prepared you are the reality is that you are unlikely to be offered every job that you'd like to get, however well suited you believe you may be for it.
If you do not get the job after an interview it is no bad thing to run through the interview with someone and try to have them to identify any areas where you could have done better. There will be more jobs to apply for in the future and any failed interviews should be looked upon as part of a learning process.
Don't forget that performing well at an interview is a skill and it can be learnt and improved with help and practice. There are plenty jobs in and around the South - the main thing is to find the right one for you!
AllRegionalJobs wish you the best of luck with you job hunting!