Interview Tips

You have made a good effort if you got so far as to an interview. You fulfill the employers qualifications and now the company want to know more about you and want to see if you are the "right one". You will find advise on things you must avoid and things you should do both before and after the interview.

Before the interview

* Try to get as much information as you can about the company. You will need the information to ask the right questions.
* Prepare and write down questions you can ask about the company and the specific job. It make you look more interested in the company.
* Read the personal letter and your CV that you sent to them. They will ask questions about the content.
* Practice questions with a friend. You find questions in the end of this page.
* Wear cloths that fit for the job you are searching.

During the interview

* Present your self with a smile. Make eyecontact and if you handshake do it with a firm grip.
* Think about your bodylanguage. Lean forward, do that to make you look more interested in the job.
* Ask questions, also when you dont understand something.
* Dont use a bad language.

Questions that they might ask you

∑ Who are you? Tell us more about you!
∑ What are your strong sides? Motivate.
∑ What are your weak sides? Motivate.
∑ Do you take initiative?
∑ Tell me about your dream job?
∑ What kind of people do you like to work with?
∑ Vhat motivate you in your work?
∑ What make you frustrated?
∑ What role do you take in a group?
∑ What do you think about talking to a group?
∑ What are you doing in five years??
∑ What kind of boss do you prefere?
∑ Have you ever worked against a deadline and how did it go?
∑ How do you react on stress?
∑ Why did you leave your last job?
∑ Do you consider yourself successful?
∑ What do co-workers say about you?
∑ Do you know anything about this organization?
∑ Are you applying for other jobs?
∑ Why do you want to work for this organization?
∑ Do you know anyone who works for us?
∑ What kind of salary do you want?
∑ Are you a team player?
∑ Are you willing to work overtime? Nights? Weekends?
∑ What is your greatest strength?
∑ How long would you expect to work for us if hired?
∑ If you had enough money to retire right now, would you?
∑ Have you ever been asked to leave a position?
∑ What irritates you about co-workers?
∑ Do you think you are overqualified for this position?
∑ Is there anything else we should know about you?
∑ When can you start?
∑ Do you have any questions for me?