As an HR professional, I am used to being on the interviewer’s side of the hiring table. That makes it easy for me to forget all the hard work candidates put into preparing for their interviewsâ€”well, some candidates. There are also people who waltz in totally unprepared, which makes me wonder whether they really want to be hired.
These 21 tips fromÂ Company FoldersÂ reveal the things prepared candidates do before, after, and during their interviews. Knowing these prep strategies will help you discern which candidates did their homeworkâ€”and which ones didn’tâ€”so you can get a better idea of who will make a good employee. Besides, it never hurts to brush up on interview etiquette; one day, you may find yourself on the other side of the table.
I’m curious to hear the most impressive behavior you have seen from a candidate during an interviewâ€”let me know in the comments.