If your reading this page then it means you’re about to start prepping for the big interview you have within days. Pre Interview Prep is top of the list for anyone attending an interview. Without this than the rest just falls apart. Gathering as much information as you can on the company and people is key. With Social media now you should be able to find them on LinkedIn to get an idea about their work ethics.
Have a look at this article, for further advice (whether your a candidate or an employer)
BELOW IS A LIST OF INFORMATION YOU NEED TO RESEARCH
How long have they been operating.
Other organisations operating in the same sector. i.e. competitors
Have questions ready for the hiring manager/s.
Number of employees, size of organisation, turnover, Growth over the last few years.
Read the Job description – understand the top 5 attributes needed and memorise them.
you may be asked
- Talk me through your experience and what you have achieved to date.
- What do you do on a day to day basis in your current role?
- What do you know about us?
- Why are you interested in this job?
- What do you feel you can contribute to this organisation?
- What are your career goals?
- Describe a situation where you had a difference of opinion with a superior – how was it resolved and what was the outcome?
- How would your colleagues describe you?
- How would your friends describe you?
- What are your key strengths?
- What are your weaknesses?
NOTE: TECHNICAL INTERVIEW
If you are attending a technical interview they may have prepared a LAB test or a Q&A session so make sure you do your homework on the technical skills listed. If unsure then contact the consultant who arranged your interview to get a full understanding of the technical assessment.
(This should have already been provided to you)
CLOSING THE INTERVIEW
If the position is of interest to you and you feel it’s a company you would like to work for then start thinking try to gauge their interest.