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Will You Be Hired?

let's find out...... (created by alex and emily for how to adult club!)

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  1. You've been offered a job interview- what do you do?

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    Celebrate!
    Celebrate!
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    Research the company
    Research the company
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    Spend all your money on vacation because you're going to be paid at your new job
    Spend all your money on vacation because you're going to be paid at your new job
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    Turn the offer down- the company will be more interested in hiring you if you don't seem desperate
    Turn the offer down- the company will be more interested in hiring you if you don't seem desperate
  2. It's the morning of the interview - what do you wear?

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    Nothing
    Nothing
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    Keep it casual
    Keep it casual
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    "Professional" clothes
    "Professional" clothes
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    What I wore last night
    What I wore last night
  3. What do you bring with you?

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    Resume, folder, paper & pen, and a smile!
    Resume, folder, paper & pen, and a smile!
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    Nothing - keep your hands free for shaking
    Nothing - keep your hands free for shaking
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    Snacks to offer to your interviewer
    Snacks to offer to your interviewer
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    Be prepared to camp outside the office to show your commitment
    Be prepared to camp outside the office to show your commitment
  4. Oh no! Due to unforeseen circumstances (even though you left with enough time to arrive 10 minutes early) you will be 15 minutes late! What do you do?

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    Get out of the car and sprint the last 2 miles to the interview
    Get out of the car and sprint the last 2 miles to the interview
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    Contact your interviewer and inform him/her that you will be running late
    Contact your interviewer and inform him/her that you will be running late
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    Cancel the interview and pretend you fell down the stairs and are at the hospital
    Cancel the interview and pretend you fell down the stairs and are at the hospital
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    Hope they don't notice you're late
    Hope they don't notice you're late
  5. Time to meet your interviewer! What do you do?

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    Firm handshake
    Firm handshake
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    Hug - this is the beginning of a close relationship between you and a future coworker
    Hug - this is the beginning of a close relationship between you and a future coworker
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    Weak handshake - you don't want to appear too confident
    Weak handshake - you don't want to appear too confident
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    Awkward wave - you want to show the interviewer your true personality
    Awkward wave - you want to show the interviewer your true personality
  6. You follow your interviewer into his/her office. Now what?

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    Sit down behind their desk - you want to show your interviewer how confident you are
    Sit down behind their desk - you want to show your interviewer how confident you are
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    Stand until offered a seat
    Stand until offered a seat
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    Sit down in the nearest chair
    Sit down in the nearest chair
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    Stay standing, even if offered a seat - sitting down is not professional
    Stay standing, even if offered a seat - sitting down is not professional
  7. Tell me about yourself:

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    Recite your resume as fast as you can to show the interviewer that your achievements are not made up - you know them by heart!
    Recite your resume as fast as you can to show the interviewer that your achievements are not made up - you know them by heart!
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    Talk about all of your achievements both work related and not work related to show that you are a well-rounded person
    Talk about all of your achievements both work related and not work related to show that you are a well-rounded person
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    Mention that the main reason you want to work here is because you live right down the street
    Mention that the main reason you want to work here is because you live right down the street
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    Spend 2-3 minutes talking about only work-related accomplishments and goals
    Spend 2-3 minutes talking about only work-related accomplishments and goals
  8. Uh oh, your phone is ringing

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    Pick it up- make sure the interviewer knows this job isn't your #1 priority
    Pick it up- make sure the interviewer knows this job isn't your #1 priority
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    Let it ring- you don't know how to answer the last question and you need something to fill the awkward silence
    Let it ring- you don't know how to answer the last question and you need something to fill the awkward silence
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    Let it ring- you let the interviewer know that it could be the Illuminati trying to track you down
    Let it ring- you let the interviewer know that it could be the Illuminati trying to track you down
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    Your phone wouldn't ring- you remembered to put it on silent before the interview
    Your phone wouldn't ring- you remembered to put it on silent before the interview
  9. Do you have any questions?

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    Ask a question that further demonstrates your interest in the company
    Ask a question that further demonstrates your interest in the company
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    Don't ask any questions - you want to show that you have done your research on the company beforehand
    Don't ask any questions - you want to show that you have done your research on the company beforehand
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    Ask a simple question - you don't want to make the interviewer have to think too hard
    Ask a simple question - you don't want to make the interviewer have to think too hard
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    Ask a personal question- show that you care about how the interviewer is doing
    Ask a personal question- show that you care about how the interviewer is doing
  10. The interview is over- now what?

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    Contact your interviewer again a few hours later- you want to show that you're excited about the job
    Contact your interviewer again a few hours later- you want to show that you're excited about the job
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    Write thank you notes to anyone who interviewed you and send the notes within a few days
    Write thank you notes to anyone who interviewed you and send the notes within a few days
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    Write thank you notes, send emails, and make phone calls to anyone you encountered at the interview location
    Write thank you notes, send emails, and make phone calls to anyone you encountered at the interview location
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    Don't contact your interviewer unless he or she reaches out first- you don't want to appear desperate
    Don't contact your interviewer unless he or she reaches out first- you don't want to appear desperate
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