For a job seeker, the interview is where the magic can really happen. Not only can you start to get a real sense of the company that you’re applying to, but now is your big chance to showcase your talents and winning personality.
But the interview stage is also where mistakes can be made.
Nerves kick in. You might even say the wrong thing. Perhaps the interviewer asks a question you weren’t quite prepared for.
The interview really can make or break your chances of landing the job.
So how do you put your best foot forward?
We’ve got your back:
First, be mindful about what you really shouldn’t do! In this interview with Global News, Careers by Design Senior Coach, Lee Weisser, talks about 9 things you say in a job interview that will disqualify you for the position.
Next interviews are all about preparation, preparation, and more preparation. So do your research carefully. Check out an hour-long video interview with yours truly on Toronto Speaks on this very subject.
Lastly, looking for more great interview advice? Check out the following links below. Some are articles I’ve been featured in where I’ve drawn from more than 15 years of coaching job seekers on this very topic.
More Great Articles on Rocking Your Next Interview:
How to ace a job interview – Globe & Mail with Shirin Khamisa
How to answer tough job interview questions – Canadian Living with Shirin Khamisa
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Hi! I'm Shirin and I founded Careers by Design over ten years ago and have spent many more years helping people to get “More Happy Mondays.” I’m a caring Career Counsellor and ICF Certified Professional Coach. I specialize in assisting clients to choose a career direction, resolve career-related issues and increase feelings of happiness in life and work. Let's create More Happy Mondays! Find out more at Careers by Design.