Tips For Landing A ‘Perfect Fit’ Job

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  • There are several interview tips to a successful interview that anybody can follow ,and get you one step closer to that job you want.
  • Be Prepared:Don’t walk into the interview knowing nothing about the company.That will come across as meaning you don’t care about the company and that while you want a job, you just want one somewhere, and anywhere will do.Another great interview tip is to find out who your interviewer(s) will be. Review the person’s LinkedIn profile and look for any connections you may have – people you both know, hobbies you both enjoy, schools you attended, etc. The more prepared you are, the more relaxed you will be.
  • Get the Advice from Professionals who’ve actually held the position:Before you commit to your job search, you need to have an idea of what kind of job you want. A great way to do this is to learn more about specific jobs from people who’ve actually HELD the jobs. They’re the best ones to give you insight on the job, tasks, and general expectations to see if it’s really a good fit for you.
  • Be Authentic:Be authentically you in your interview. If you’re a little nervous for the interview and it shows, that’s okay. It’s authentic and natural. Obviously you don’t want exhibit too much nervousness, but it’s better to show who you really are than to put on a front. Don’t use a bunch of big words that you wouldn’t normally use. There’s a difference between being professional and sounding like you’re trying too hard to impress someone with your vocabulary.
  • Try to make a list of Target Companies:Okay, so you’ve figured out what type of job you want – great! Now, it’s time to determine WHERE you want to work. Think about location – where do you want to work geographically? Think about the culture – are you looking for a competitive atmosphere or a more relaxed one?
  • Once you have your list of target companies, you can start doing some research on them. Glassdoor.Com allows you to find great information such as employee reviews, average salaries for positions, and job interview reviews for specific companies. Having this information will help you narrow down your list so you can focus on the companies you think are a good fit for you.
  • Try to Make a list of Key points:If you have key points that you want to get across in your interview, write them down. Make sure you’re prepared to answer any questions the interviewer may have, but make sure you say what you want to say as well. You want to leave feeling like you accomplished what you wanted – communicating what makes you the perfect fit for the position.
  • Try to Know them:Go to their company website and check out staff page, if they have one. Think about who you’d be working closely with if you were to land a job at that company, then reach out to them via LinkedIn – Introduce yourself, briefly note your interest in working at the company, then see if they’d be open to having a quick conversation with you to help you learn more about the company.
  • Ask Questions,and interview the interviewer ,This interview tip is really important. It shows you care about the job and the company. You might want to make a list of questions beforehand, or keep track of them during the interview. As with most interviews, if you are asked if you have any questions for them, don’t ever say ‘no’. Think of at least one important question to ask. You’ll appear more engaged and authentic. Plus, you will learn more about if this is the right place and position for you.