Recruiting is one of our keys to success at Focus Marketing Events. We spend a significant amount of time searching for and interviewing candidates to join our team. As a result, we know a great deal about the tips and tricks for acing job interviews. There are several common questions that interviewers ask, and here are they ways to ace them:
- “Tell Me About Yourself.”: This is an extremely vague request that trips up many candidates. You will almost certainly hear it in some form in every interview you attend. It is the perfect opportunity for a short elevator pitch.
- “Why Are You Leaving Your Current Position?”: Although it can be a little awkward, we at Focus Marketing Events believe that it is important to find out why a candidate is leaving a role. The best response is concise and honest without being negative.
- “What Are Your Compensation Expectations?”: It is fairly common to be asked about salary requirements. Always have a strategy for discussing compensation before entering an interview, regardless of whether you expect to be asked.
- “Why Are You Interested in This Opportunity?”: In many cases, interest and attitude are the most important factors in selecting a candidate. Be prepared to give a clear and convincing answer to why you are interested in the job.
Understanding how to answer these common interview questions will help you to nail your next job search. Solid responses to these questions have made many candidates really stand out at Focus Marketing Events.