Take a step forward and introduce yourself with your full name, the time of your interview, and the job title you are interviewing for. For example: “Hi, my name is Sanjay Sharma. I’m here for a 12 p.m. job interview for the Program Manager role.” Keep it brief and to the point.
Make sure you know exactly who you are meeting with and that you have all their contact information (name, title, email, etc.) in case you get lost or there’s some other unforeseen issue.
Arrive 10-15 minutes early so you can have time to fill out any necessary paperwork and get settled into the waiting area.
While you’re waiting, take some deep breaths to calm your nerves and try to relax – think positive thoughts! This is your chance to show off how awesome you are and land this great job.
How would you describe yourself in 5 sentences?
I am passionate about my work and I love what I do. This means that I am always willing to put in the extra effort to get the job done right.
I am ambitious and driven, meaning that I set high standards for myself and always strive to reach my goals.
I am highly organised, which allows me to efficiently manage my time and resources.
I am a people person, meaning that I enjoy interacting with others and building relationships.
I am a natural leader, which means that others often look to me for guidance and direction.
I am result oriented, meaning that I focus on achieving positive outcomes.
I am an excellent communicator, which allows me to effectively communicate my thoughts and ideas.
Why should we hire you for no experience?
I am a recent graduate who possesses the skills and knowledge needed for this position. I work hard and learn quickly, making me an asset to any team. In your company, I would be an excellent team player and would strive to contribute to its success.
What 3 facts can I say about myself?
The most money you’ve ever won on a scratch-off or lottery ticket: $100,000
Your favorite food to eat or your favorite comfort food: Spaghetti
Your favorite food to make: Sushi
Your hometown, especially if it’s vastly different from your current location: New York City
How would you describe yourself in 3 words answer?
I would describe myself as a go-getter, always striving to achieve my goals. I am also very communicative and enjoy working with others. Lastly, I pride myself on being reliable and always keeping my word.
If I had to pick three words to describe myself, they would be organized, patient and helpful. I like to have everything in its place and despise chaos. Being patient is important to me both in my personal and professional life – it’s how we avoid mistakes being made in haste. And lastly, I’m always willing to lend a helping hand whether it’s colleagues at work or friends & family outside of it.
The first word that comes to mind when thinking about how to describe myself is passionate. When I commit to something – be it a project, hobby or relationship – I put 100% of myself into it. This can sometimes mean that I can become pretty obsessive but at least you know I’m fully invested! Confident and friendly are two more adjectives that accurately portray me – particularly in social situations where meeting new people is concerned.
I Leon Thompson am a Human Resources Expert. I have worked in the field for over 15 years, and during that time I have gained invaluable experience and knowledge.
I am also a CV expert and Resume Expert, so I know what employers are looking for when they review applications. This gives me an advantage when helping clients to create resumes and CVs that will stand out from the crowd.