First impressions are crucial to hiring decisions. To help ensure the interviewer is engaged and positive by the time you get to the formal questions, keep in mind the following easy but essential tips for making a great first impression.
For those who are going to be job hunting this summer, this blog tackles the top five questions asked by law students on how to handle job applications after hireback.
The most repeated piece of advice during the session was to stay in touch with your network and leverage those connections as much as possible by letting them know what type of position you are looking for and where you have applied.
It is a mistake to think that once you are through the interview, the process is now out of your hands and you should sit back and wait for a hiring decision to be made. As a wrap-up to this blog series, here are our tips for closing the deal.
You should not think about your interview as just the one-hour period during which you have your face to face meeting; every point of contact you have with your potential employer is an opportunity for you to make an impression. By being prepared, professional and authentic, you will not only optimize your chances of being hired but also ensure you are a good fit for your new role.
You are selling a product – your specific package of talent, skills, and experience – and presenting it in the most persuasive manner will increase your chances of success.