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    Dream job interview - advice needed!

    Tomorrow I have an interview for a dream job and yes it's golf related. Anyone got any words of wisdom? Really really REALLY WANT THIS JOB!!!
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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    My only advice is to be prepped with questions to ask them

    Am sure your ready for this theirs but asking some (especially showing you have done some research) always goes down well

    The best piece of advice I ever got is 'remember you are interviewing them - if they don't fit you then everything is irrelevant t anyway'

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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    Quote Originally Posted by njrose51 View Post
    Tomorrow I have an interview for a dream job and yes it's golf related. Anyone got any words of wisdom? Really really REALLY WANT THIS JOB!!!
    I interview a lot for some quite senior positions.

    Honestly apart from knowing your stuff technically the single most important factor is a positive nature. Every question they throw at you, NEVER allow yourself to give a negative answer.

    I obviously dont know the specifics of the role and how much knowledge of the subject is required. What i will say is that i hire on personality and an ability to work with someone. If that person is maybe not as technical as the next person but gives me the impression that they will go above and beyond to atain that level. Then potentially they will get the role above someone with all the experience but no personality or the wrong attitude.

    Just get in, smile and sell yourself.
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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    in addition to the previous.... Make sure you know about the company. If American, they are big on "core values and ethos" .... why are you interested in that organisation rather than another one? Everyone they see will be "wanting a role in golf!" Why are you different? What will you add to their organisation?

    ...and relax... give yourself the best opportunity to interview well! GOOD LUCK!
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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    Firm handshake.
    Look people in the eye.
    Don't fidget.
    Dont BS or waffle, if you don't know say you don't know but will find out.
    Speak slowly (being nervous makes you speak too quickly) and clearly.
    Wear a suit, not a blazer
    Smile and be positive

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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    I gave my advice and forgot to say good luck And best wishes!!!!

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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    All top advice given so far. Another vote for a positive attitude. Think as well, they could be seeing 20 people. Why you? How can you be memorable?

    Good luck.

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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    All the best, hopes it goes well.
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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    Relax, trust yourself and make sure you get it. Good luck

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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    Listen actively to what is said to you, if anything is unclear than ask for clarification.
    Look at your interviewers body language and try to mimic it without being too obvious. People like others that have similar body language traits. For example: Take a similar sitting posture, if they use their hands to elaborate then do the same.
    Try to sit with your chair on a slight angle to the other person, that way it is easy to make eye contact but also to be able to break it away if they seem to be uncomfortable.
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