Interview Preparation Check List
PREPARATION CHECKLIST AND SUMMARY
❒ Directions. Plan on arriving at least 15 minutes early, and to avoid being late, go on a dry run at the same time of day and under the same traffic conditions that you will have to travel to the interview.
❒ Full tank of gas
❒ Master application. Employment applications ask for information about your work history that might not be on your resume, such as the address and phone number of previous jobs. Fill out a standard employment application from any company and bring it with you so that will have this information in case the employer asks you to complete an application.
❒ Extra resumes
❒ Reference list (usually three references).
❒ Work samples or portfolio if appropriate
❒ Pen and notepad
❒ Name, address, and phone number of the person you are meeting with
❒ Cell phone
❒ Job description if available
❒ Comb or brush
❒ Other: _________________________________________________________________
❒ Make a positive impression by being prepared, arriving on time, dressing appropriately, and displaying confidence.
❒ Be positive about your abilities and experience and relate every answer to the job.
❒ Think before you answer. Be brief. Be truthful.
❒ Rehearse answers to common interview questions.
❒ Make every answer related to the job you are applying for