Interviewing Tips Poughkeepsie NY

These interviewing tips will help you create a great first impression and land the job of your dreams.

Ethan Allen Staffing
(845) 471-9667
59 Academy Street
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Intnl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
(845) 471-3232
80 Washington St
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Dutchess WORKS One Stop
(845) 485-2660
233 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Iuec Local 138
(845) 471-6181
25 Market St
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Medicus Immediate & Occupational Health Services
(845) 485-4455
1110 Route 55
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
LyfeWorkz
(845) 380-0427
230 Mill Street
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
E H Hall Incorporated
(845) 483-0428
34 S Clinton St
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Staff-Line, Inc.
(845) 471-1200
53 Academy Street
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Communications Workers Of America Local 1120
(845) 485-7820
157 Van Wagner Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Laborer's Local
(845) 454-1030
44 Haight Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY
 

Interviewing Tips

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"We'd like you to come in for an interview..." Those words conjure up all kinds of things in our head, because they are the most exciting words to hear when searching for a job. Having been on both sides of the negotiation table, I offer these tips to help you create a great first impression and land the job of your dreams:

1. Research the company. Learn about their clients, competitors, and community involvement. Companies seek people who want to work for them and are a good fit.

2. Know the dress code. Some departments have "casual Friday" every day; others expect business attire. Business attire is recommended for your interview. You also have a small amount of time to make a first impression.

3. Understand the job. Know the role you will be playing. If you have questions regarding the position, ask the Human Resources representative prior to your interview with your potential boss. Be certain you know what they are looking for and that it's the right position for you.

4. Be well-read. Check Business Week's Top Seller list. Review the New York Times' bestseller list, both fiction and non-fiction. Be fluent in world events and prepared to discuss them intelligently.

5. Keep up with the industry. Interactive advertising is on the horizon - what do you think about it? Great ideas originate from awareness of the world. Be fluent in the vernacular.

6. Know thyself. Be clear of your strengths and areas needing development. Not sure? Ask your friends, colleagues and old college professors. Seek honest input and be willing to listen when you get it. If you are shy, re-brand yourself as a great listener. If you are "impatient," emphasize your drive to achieve....


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