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APU General Interview Tips (Public)
Transcript of APU General Interview Tips (Public)
tips & strategies for successful interviews
Follow set list of questions
FOR THE INTERVIEW
Know the position.
Know the company.
Clean & polished conservative dress shoes.
Cleaned and trimmed fingernails.
Minimal cologne or perfume.
No visible body piercing beyond conservative ear piercings for women.
Well-brushed teeth and fresh breath.
No gum, candy, or other objects in your mouth.
No body odor.
DRESS FOR SUCCESS
Offer a firm handshake
Give the appearance of controlled energy
Maintain pertinent humor
Describe a specific event or situation
JOB | INTERNSHIP | VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP | ACADEMIC | ASSIGNMENT
Paint a picture
WHAT YOU DID
Focus on you & your role
Reference other people only when it enhances your part
Was it positive?
What did you accomplish?
If it was negative, how would you change your actions in the future?
Tell me about yourself...
What are your strengths, weaknesses, preferences, etc.?
What would your former boss/supervisor say about you?
What are your goals? (In this position, in life, etc.)
Tell me about a time when...
What would you do if...?
What kind of challenges did you face in your last position?
Discribe a situation where...
Pay attention to the job description!!
Prepare examples based for what they are seeking.
ASK THE EMPLOYER QUESTIONS!
Demonstrates a level of interest
Shows the employer you are interested in the company
Helps you evaluate the company
What is the most important trait you are looking for in a candidate?
What is your favorite part about working for this company?
What are the three greatest strengths/weaknesses of the company?
Ending the Interview
Let them know you look forward to moving on in the process
Ask when you can expect a decision to be reached regarding further consideration
Shake hands, get a business card, if available
Follow-up with a hand-written thank you note