can you expect at a second interview? Whats
different between a first and second job
interview? How should you prepare?
a first interview acts as a screening process
where the interviewer checks to see that you have
the skills needed to do the job, while the second
interview also focuses on whether you fit the
corporate culture and if they would enjoy working
to meet a different person at the second
interview. The first interview may be done by an
HR person while the second may be done by your
future boss. Each interviewer has a different
agenda, so prepare accordingly.
prepared for a hiring managers that does not work
from a list of prepared questions. Interviewers
with unscripted questions are often looking for
personality traits rather than specific
experience and skills.
to the interviewer carefully since employers will
often drop clues about what is important to them
in a new hire. For example, if they ask lots of
questions on your IT skills then this is likely a
key requirement of the job and you want to stress
your skills in that area. You can also uncover
clues by asking questions such as, "Can you
tell me more about the challenges youre
facing within the dpeartment?". Then tailor
your answers to address their priorities.
those things that make you a superior candidate.
It is not enough to simply show you can do the
job, you also want them to know what you can do
that other candidates cant, otherwise you
will seem as a capable but very average
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