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what does it mean when a potential employer wants to have a brief informal interview?

Hello, I applyed at a environmental research laboratory as a part time laboratory assistant. I sent in my resume and they responded by asking me to come in for a brief and informal interview. First of all, what does this mean when compared to a formal interview. Also, what type of clothes should I wear. Any other tips you may have would be very helpful, as this is only the second interview I've ever been on, the first being at Target. Thanks:)

Asked By: Scuba - 7/8/2008
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They probably just want to pre-screen and/or get to know you. Some places want to make sure your personality matches the group. I would still dress professionally and bring a copy of your resume. You never know when you're going to need it. Professional dress means a suit, nice pants/skirt, blouse, etc.. A formal... More
Answered By: Joanne B - 7/8/2008
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