Do you have an upcoming remote job interview? We’ve compiled a list of tips to help you nail your next interview.
Preparation is everything! The more prepared you are the more likely you’ll be to nail your interview and be offered the job. Here are 6 tips to help ensure you’re prepared:
Research the company. Knowledge is power! Thoroughly research the company interviewing you. A few things you should absolutely know about the company you’re hoping to join:
Culture, mission, and values
Clients, products, and services
Know your audience. The person interviewing is the one making the decision whether or not to move you forward. It’s imperative you take the time to know them. Be sure you know their name and how to pronounce it. It’s a great idea to send a LinkedIn connection request.
Prepare questions. Asking questions during an interview shows you’re engaged. Asking insightful questions opens up lines of communication, benefiting both parties. What kind of results you get from an interview depends in large part on the questions you ask.
Practice makes perfect. Practice answering common interview questions in front of a mirror or with a friend.
Hype yourself up! Get inspired and embrace your confident side. You’ve got this!
Beauty rest is a must. Get plenty of sleep the night before your interview. You’ll want to be at your best.
Today is the big day! You’re one day closer to landing your dream job. Get a competitive advantage by following these 6 interview tips.
Dress to impress. Before you choose your interview attire, research company culture to get a better understanding of their expectations. Whatever you choose, it should be professional, clean, and comfortable.
Test test test. The last thing you want on the day of your interview is technical difficulties. Make sure everything is in working condition several hours before its go time!
Re-read the job description. Make sure you’re very familiar with the role you are interviewing for. Be ready to talk about why you’re the perfect candidate for the job!
Choose a quiet location. Distractions can ruin your interview. Find a location where you’ll be able to focus and give the interview your full attention.
Get inspired. Before your interview begins, take steps to get inspired. Listen to your favorite song or read an inspirational quote.
Practice good interview manners.
Be on time
Turn your phone on silent
Bring several copies of your resume
Have references handy
Tell the truth
Stay positive and never say anything negative about past employers
Follow up and thank the interviewer
Keep your answers concise and focused
Ask about next steps
Good luck! You’ve got this!!