Recent bosses are some of the best people to choose as job references.
2. Coworkers can also make great references.
3. Professors can be excellent references, especially if you’re applying for a job in your field of study.
4. Friends can be good references, but only if they’re a professional reference.
5. Group members can be good references, depending on the group.
6. Any place you’ve volunteered can be a good reference.
7. The person you babysat for or whose lawn you mowed every summer can be a great reference.
8. High school teachers or coaches can also be great references.
What you can and Cannot ask references?
The key takeaway is that you should focus your questions to the references about the job and the candidate’s qualifications.
2. Avoid asking questions about personal information, health, family or credit score.
How do you answer why should we hire you?
I have experience with the skill that the position requires.
2. I have used this skill in the past and I can provide examples of my work.
3. I am familiar with the work that the position requires and I have the skills to do it.
How can I impress in interview?
Do your research. This includes knowing the company you want to work for, their values, and what they are looking for in an employee.
2. Dress professionally. This first impression is important in setting the tone for the interview.
3. Arrive on time. This shows that you are punctual and reliable.
4. Limit distractions. This means turning off your phone and giving the interviewer your undivided attention.
5. Pay attention to body language. This includes maintaining eye contact, having an open posture, and avoiding fidgeting.
6. Have answers to questions you know will be asked. This includes questions about your experience, qualifications, and why you want the job.
7. Ask informed questions. This shows that you have done your research and are interested in the company.
8. Follow up. This means sending a thank you note after the interview and staying in touch with the company.
What to say at the beginning of an interview?
Start the interview with a polite greeting: “How are you today?” or “I’m pleased to meet you!”
2. Thank the interviewer for meeting with you: “Thank you for taking the time to meet with me today.”
3. Mention who you know at the company: “I was so excited when _____ told me this position was open!”
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.