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The interview process can seem one-sided. Interviewers will ask you many questions to gauge your experience, communication skills, and educational background. They’ll also try to determine how well you would fit in with the company culture. Some employers will bring you back in for additional interviews or have you take tests. The whole process can be daunting, but you can use it to your advantage!
Before an interview, you should prepare questions about the company’s values and what you can expect from them as an employee. By asking smart questions, you’ll learn if the position and company are a good fit for you. You’ll also show your prospective employer that you’re envisioning a future with them, which will help them envision a future with you.
After you’ve had your “First Date,” with a representative from the company, you can begin to prepare for a more formal meeting or interview. Here are some things that will happen if you’ve been diligent in keeping up with your connection! Because you’ve developed an actual connection with not only a representative from the company but also someone who shares a similar background or career goals with you…
It is much more valuable to have a direct connection to an employer than submitting online applications. for more information, check out this article on why employee referrals are the best source of hire.