With the custom integration industry continuing to prosper, the demand for qualified technicians is growing. Companies are wanting to find the perfect fit for their team. They want someone who fits their company’s culture, has strong critical thinking skills, is a great communicator, and someone who maintains a great in stressful situations.
Here are 5 tips to help you in an interview, so that you can land the perfect job that you have been searching for:
1. Do your research
Research the company. Know who their competitors are, and what makes their company stand out. You should understand the employer and requirements of the job you are applying for. The more research you do on the company, the better you’ll be able to answer questions about the industry and the position.
2. Be prepared
Review common interview questions and practice your responses. Strong answers are those that are specific, but concise, using concrete examples that highlight your skills. Make sure that your responses actually answer the questions. Your answers should be relevant to the position. Also, tie in the research you did on the company to your responses.
3. Sell yourself
Professionally communicate why you are the right candidate for the job. Be confident with your body language and sell yourself! Make sure they know why you would be a perfect fit at their company. Dress appropriately, make eye contact, and of course, give a firm handshake. All of these will point further to your confidence.
4. Be on time
This might seem obvious, but it is very important. It shows you care, and that you have made their time a priority. They need to know that you can be counted on when working with clients. Time is quite literally money, especially in these scenarios.
Follow-up the interview with a thank you email, reiterating interest in the position. You can also include details you may have forgotten to mention in the interview. Send the thank you email out within 24 hours of the interview.
At HDMI Staffing, we have over 20 years of experience in both the staffing and custom electronics industry. We help candidates with the items listed above and more to help make their job search simple and productive. We will put you in front of companies that need everything that you have to offer. Give us a call at 702.666.8288.