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Job interview tuesday!! any pointers?

Discussion in 'Jobs & Careers' started by ttylerr, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. Sep 4, 2009 at 10:13 AM
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    ttylerr

    ttylerr [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Sooo i have a job interview at a peterbilt dealership here in waterloo.
    needless to say i am more then pumped, my current employer is a piece of work to say the least and i cannot wait to get out of there. that said, can anybody throw me a few interviewee tips? i havent had a real interview in over 5 years and i can't even explain how i got the job after my last one :rolleyes:
    tips or no tips i'm just venting my excitement. :D:goingcrazy:
     
  2. Sep 4, 2009 at 10:14 AM
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    Menametony

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    yes sir/ma'am? be polite, dress for success! answer confidently
     
  3. Sep 4, 2009 at 10:20 AM
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    ttylerr

    ttylerr [OP] Well-Known Member

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    thanks!
    excitement is already turning to nervousness
     
  4. Sep 4, 2009 at 10:22 AM
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    PatHLC128

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    suit, white dress shirt and red tie...for some reason thats what people say works the best
     
  5. Sep 4, 2009 at 10:22 AM
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    always wait to be told to be seated, shake his/her hand with confidence. Tell them what they want to hear.

    good luck!
     
  6. Sep 4, 2009 at 10:22 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Do not throw up during the interview.
     
  7. Sep 4, 2009 at 10:22 AM
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    I have been unemployed for 2 weeks, sent out 150 resumes and heard back from nobody... until yesterday when I got 4 phone calls and 3 interviews. I basically just about have my pick at this point so I guess I just got lucky. The job market is really, really nasty out there right now.
     
  8. Sep 4, 2009 at 10:30 AM
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    hillbillynwv

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    Give yourself plenty of time to get there and to have time to gather your thoughts before you walk in for your interview. All interviews suck.
     
  9. Sep 4, 2009 at 10:46 AM
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    ttylerr

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    i'm not sure a suit and a tie would really work for a position as a mechanic. i will dress decently though lol
    thanks for all the input everyone!
     
  10. Sep 9, 2009 at 8:34 AM
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    Don't fart.
     
  11. Sep 9, 2009 at 8:42 AM
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    chris4x4

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    And if you do, Blame it on the guy talking to ya.
     
  12. Sep 9, 2009 at 8:51 AM
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    :laugh::laugh:.yeah that would not help......be polite, confident, speak up, be yourself!!
     
  13. Sep 9, 2009 at 8:53 AM
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    Hey Chris is that how you got hired on your new job??:D
     
  14. Sep 9, 2009 at 9:00 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Actually, I didnt get the job. Long story. But, No....I didnt fart or throw up. I may try that next time. :)
     
  15. Sep 9, 2009 at 9:17 AM
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    sorry to hear bro,,,if it helps any ..never met you but you nor your stuff and with that alone....I'D Hire YOU!!
     
  16. Sep 9, 2009 at 9:18 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Thanks, Robert! :)
     
  17. Sep 9, 2009 at 9:23 AM
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    You're Welcome!!
     
  18. Sep 10, 2009 at 7:48 AM
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    just wanted to emphasize what niknaq mentioned . . . handshake, handshake, handshake! you convey a whole lot through a solid, firm handshake. step into it (a little) and give it a lil jerk (but not too hard, lawl).

    in regard to dress . . .theres nothing wrong with asking what the proper dresscode would be, but if ur pretty sure it isnt formal, go business casual. grey dockers, light colored collared shirt (no tie necessary) and a decent pair of black oxfords.
     
  19. Sep 10, 2009 at 8:43 AM
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    Thanks for the input fellas.. I got the job, startin' on monday :)
     
  20. Sep 10, 2009 at 8:50 AM
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    After the interview, follow up with a "thank-you for the opportunity" note or email. That's always a nice touch.
     
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