Nailing That Interview

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Nailing That Interview One of the toughest things a person will ever have to do is sit down and be interviewed. Now granted, that doesn’t sound very difficult. But it’d likely surprise you the stress people feel before an interview, especially if it’s for that one dream job you’ve always wanted or if that job is necessary to keep a roof over your head, or over your family’s heads, and food on the table. So hopefully, by following a few of these guidelines you can ace that dreadful, agonizing interview. The first stage in the interview process is accepting the interview. This is the most exciting part of the process because you, as an applicant, have just accepted the idea that someone thinks you are suitable for the job that is being offered. Emotions run high during the interview process and fluctuate throughout. When accepting a call from an interviewer offering you a chance at an interview, it is extremely important that you be polite and show gratitude for the opportunity. Saying “Thank you for this great opportunity” or “This will be a fantastic opportunity, thanks so much” is a very good way to show your appreciation. During the phone call, ensure you get all important and necessary details relating the interview. Avoid blocking out any small pieces of information as a result of excitement. Know who your interviewer or interviewers are, where your interview will be, and what to bring. The more prepared you are, the less nervous you will feel the day of the interview. Also, over packing is always better than coming unprepared. The second stage in the interview process is interview preparation. As stated before, collect as much information as you can before going to your interview. Before you go to the interview, ensure you have a portfolio assembled that includes a resume, references, identification, letters of recommendation, and proof of any other
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