Job interviewing never seems to get any easier, no matter how many you’ve been to. The task of meeting new people, having to sell yourself and your skills, and often getting the third degree about what you know or don't know, can be wearing on a persons moral, especially when you’re expected to stay upbeat and enthusiastic throughout each interview.
There are ways to make a job interview much less stressful.
Invest a little time prior to the interview getting ready, and it will be much easier to handle. The key to effective interviewing is to project confidence, stay positive, and be able to share examples of your workplace skills and your qualifications for the job.
Commonly Asked Questions
Do I Need A Resume?
YES! Coming prepared to an interview is one of the best ways to get your foot in the door, and lets prospective employers know that you are professional, and gives an employer a clear idea of your past work history and accomplishments; not to mention, it eliminates employers from having to sift through dozens of applicants resumes to try to find yours.
Do I Need A Cover Letter?
YES! Cover letters allow the employer to read a brief description of who you are and what you’re looking to accomplish. It also give them a general sense of what your Resume is going to communicate to them in more detail.
Do I Need To Bring References?
YES! Everyone is inclined to build themselves up in a job interview. Coming prepared with viable references, provides employers with the opportunity to confirm all the great things you’ve already told them about yourself. Plus, we here at Rock Solid Staffing require both professional and personal references to thoroughly screen our candidates prior to sending them to our clients.