Skilled Trades Agency: Interview Tips
Interviewing for a role in construction can be challenging in many ways. Here are a few tips to increase your chances of success at your next interview.
1. Dress for the interview
You only get one chance to make a good first impression. Dressing clean and professional for an interview can be an immediate make or break moment for many interviews. Working in the construction industry, you want to present yourself in a way that allows the interviewers know that you take the position seriously and a professional appearance is a great start.
2. Prepare for the interview
Take the time to prepare yourself for the interview. Research the company you are interviewing for and bring a couple extra copies of your resume. The more you prepare yourself the more confident you will be when the interview takes place. Spend some time preparing the day before and significantly increase your chance for success.
3. Ask Questions
Remember that you are interviewing the company too. Take the time during the interview to ask quetions. Find out as much information about the company and position as possible to ensure that you are making the right decision if the role is offered.
4. Follow Up
Sending a thank you note is a good way to set yourself apart from the other applicants. Thanking the interviewer is a good way to show your interest in the position and offers a good opportunity for you to ask any questions that you forgot during the interview.