What are the differences between 1st interview and 2nd interview?
Went in for an interview for an IT position. Passed their background and drug screening, and got invited for 2nd interview. Obviously, I am in the small pool of applicants they narrowed down. The 1st interview was with the recruiting coordinator at HR, and seems like the 2nd interview will be with the people from IT dept that I'll be working with if I get the job. Now, if there's anything I need at least at this stage in my life, it's this job. Anyone can give me any helpful tips on how I should approach this 2nd interview to increase my chance of getting the job? Should I take any different approches than in the 1st interview? I need the job.
Asked By: simplyme - 12/5/2006
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You shouldn't change your approach fundamentally for the second interview as it has got you this far... More
Answered By: Bart S - 12/5/2006
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they know that you're qualified, now they are making sure that you can adapt to the work environment and are a team player. Don't appear desperate. Maintain a professional but friendly attitude. Smile. Look them in the eye. Sit/stand straight. Do not sit until you are told to do so. Don't yammer away on your cell phone... More
Answered By: dominique - 12/5/2006
The first interveiw was HR, typical, the second will be with folks closer to the job you are interveiwing with... More
Answered By: heart o' gold - 12/5/2006
First interviews are designed to see if you're really the person you appear to be on paper. It gives me a general and overall sense of whether you might be right for my company and that job... More
Answered By: msoexpert - 12/6/2006
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