Intimidating interview questions

Here are seven interviewer interview questions to beat first time interviewer nerves and help find the right person for the job.

If you do face this, you’ll want to combine the tips we give you in this article with tips we give you in our Group Interview Article.

Anyway, for the purposes of this article, a panel interview is all about you. If you find yourself heading into a panel interview unprepared it can feel a lot like walking into an inquisition, which is why it’s so important to learn the basics before you ever set foot into that room.

The hiring manager read your resumé; it’s why you were asked in for an interview. Pull out two or three specific accomplishments and go into greater detail.

If you improved your company’s sales 30 percent month over month, explain how.

Align your interests with the requirements listed in the job description, or highlight why your history makes you the ideal candidate for the job.

Emphasis on “professional”—your personal history, unless it relates to the position, doesn’t need to be described in detail to the hiring manager.

Admit it, deep down inside you’ve always wanted to be a celebrity.

There’s a definite allure to stardom and some people will do anything to achieve their 15 minutes of fame, and it’s easy to see why.

So, practice your responses to these seven questions in the mirror beforehand.

Don’t start rattling off the bulleted achievements listed on your resumé.

Interview Question 2 – “What interests you about the position you’ve applied for?

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