Are You Ready for Your Interview?
The hiring interview is the most important step in the hiring process.
A job interview usually lasts only between 20 – 60 minutes. In this short time, you must convince the interviewer not only that you are qualified, but that you will be a great addition to the business. If you have noticeable disabilities, this requires not only a good appearance, but being able to overcome any unfair reactions to your disability.
There are a number of skills to consider. Let’s review a few key ones in the next pages: preparation, appearance, presentation, answering questions, asking questions.
Asking your age is legal when younger people interview. An employer must confirm that a student is old enough to work; students of certain ages only work allowable hours.
Here is an example of a poor interview. While you watch, make a list about the many mistakes this job seeker made!
When you finish, click on page 2 below.