- Communication: written (resume/cover letter) and verbal (phone calls)
- Job Fairs
- Be prepared to interace; similar to an interview
- Do research beforehand and have a game plan
- Be engaged
- Send thank-you notes/e-mails
- Do research to develop questions
- Review website and job description
- Ask HR or connection for information
- Mock Interview
- Turn off cell phone
- Be early (15 minutes) interview starts as soon as you get on site (be nice to the receitionist)
- Demonstrate between us, critique and then they demonstrate among themselves
- Actual interview
- Be honest
- Ask good questions
- Listen well (write down notes to remember later, to bring up during question time)
- Smile, make eye contact, be friendly and enthusiastic
- Don't bring it up on your first interview
- If they bring it up, ask for a range and find more information
- Don't settle right away (come talk to us, and do research)
- Watch what you order: price, drinks, do not expect to get full
- Napkin on lap
- Table setting: outside to inside
- Finishing: knife and fork on plate diagonally
- Thank-you notes, even if not interested
- Offer follow-up: accepting and declining
- Denial follow-up: how can you improve?
Job-Hunting and Interview Etiquette
Boise State University
- Provides job-hunting and interview etiquette resources, such as websites and articles.
Delta State University
- Provides tips on good manners for job hunting and interview process.
Ball State University
- Business Etiquette tips concerning interview and dining techniques.
- Tips on dining techniques.