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September 18, 2020

Ace your job interview with our checklist!

  Compiled by myLIFE team me&myFAMILY January 2, 2018 408

Have you been invited for a job interview? Start stacking the odds in your favour! We’ve created a checklist of tips and tricks to help you leave a lasting impression on your recruiter.

Be prepared before the interview

  • Read up on the company, position and the person recruiting you
  • Prepare answers to common questions
  • Come up with questions of your own
  • Plan your route and estimate how long it will take you to get there
  • Carefully choose what you’re going to wear
  • Make sure you’re mentally prepared and have a clear idea of what you want to say

Make a good impression during the interview

  • Arrive on time and ready to start
  • Dress appropriately
  • Be courteous and polite
  • Give clear and coherent responses to their questions
  • Show your enthusiasm for the job and be an active participant in the conversation
  • Bring your documents (CV, cover letter) and something to write on
  • Ask about the next steps in the interview process
  • Say thank you and goodbye

Be available after the interview

  • Get in touch with them after a few days to show your interest
  • Avoid harassing recruiters
  • Make sure you are contactable
  • Respond quickly if you are contacted