Workplace Readiness: After the Interview

Congratulations; you survived the job interview! You may breathe a sigh of relief after all of your preparation and hard work. No matter how it went, you can relax knowing that the result is now somewhat out of your hands. It is now time to wait to hear from the employer. You do not, however, want to just sit and wait around!

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You will want to take this time after the interview to continue to make a good impression on the company where you want to work. Now is the perfect time to show that you are grateful for the opportunity to interview and to go the extra mile to set yourself apart from the other applicants. Taking these steps will ultimately increase your chances of getting the job or another interview and end your job search on a great note.

In this series, we will give specific examples to help you increase your chances of getting a second interview or job offer. We will also give you some advice on what to do after you hear from the employer, whether it be good or bad news. Finally, we will talk about the important things to remember when quitting a job.

Here are the five topics we will cover in our series “After the Interview”:

  1. Following Up

  2. While You Wait

  3. Accepting a Position

  4. Quitting a Job

  5. Facing Rejection

This is the first post in our series on what to do after your interview. If you would like to learn more about teaching workplace readiness skills, click the free trial link below.

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About the Author:

Terry Schmitz is the founder and owner of The Conover Company. Terry has been involved in the development of assessments for both education and corporations for over 30 years. He has developed hundreds of job-specific assessment systems that link to skill building systems.

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