At this time of year many executives find themselves in, or put themselves into, a proactive job hunt.
Of course, this means job interviews are imminent. That is, if their job search strategy is working.
Most people would say that interviewing is stressful. One way to ease the anxiety, and perform better, is to put the time into preparing well.
I’ve pulled together several posts I’ve written on job interviewing to help you:
Before the Interview
⇒ Prepare to excel with market intelligence, personal branding and social proof.
Research your target employers, know and communicate your personal brand, and polish your online presence to showcase your good-fit qualities, and provide social proof for the claims you’ve made in your executive resume.
⇒ Get ready to answer the dreaded “Tell me about yourself” query, and brand the interview.
At the Interview
⇒ Be confident and psyched. Let your enthusiasm rule the interview.
⇒ Be mindful of your body language.
⇒ Don’t make any of these typical mistakes.
⇒ Be prepared to answer the tough questions.
⇒ Bring with you the due diligence-driven questions you need to ask.
⇒ Things didn’t work out? Strive to do better next time.
⇒ And don’t forget to follow up every interview with thank you notes to each person you spoke with.