These 5 communication hints will help you stand out at your job interview.

job interview tipsWhether your job interview is face to face, on the phone, or over the web these 5 job interview tips will help you stand out from the competition.

-Job interview tip 1: Get to the point. Using flowery words and speech to impress an interviewer will show a lack of focus. State facts and cite examples in a succinct manner.

-Job interview tip 2: Be confident. Now is not the time for modesty. Be ready to answer these questions with confidence: “What value do you bring to the company?” “Why do you want this much salary?” “Why are you the best candidate?”

-Job interview tip 3: Be professionally assertive. Ask for an interview. Ask for a tour. Ask for the opportunity to demonstrate your skills. Ask for the job. This shows you are serious about working here.

-Job interview tip 4: Answer the question. Answer the question with enough information to demonstrate your experience and value, but remember interviewers are not looking for a college dissertation. Don’t tip toe around a question. If you don’t understand, ask for clarification.

-Job interview tip 5: Give solutions. “Here is how I would solve that.” “Have you considered trying my XYZ solution?” “Our industry is currently experimenting with ABC.” 


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