The Importance of Researching a Company Before Interviewing
Can’t sleep because of those pre-interview jitters? Resumes are great for listing your qualifications, but how much can a piece of paper really show about a person? Although it can be nerve-racking, an interview is your opportunity to really show who you are. Here are a few tricks and tips to help ease your mind so you can succeed and shine.
The STAR method is way to sell yourself by communicating your strengths and skills through telling a story about a time where you applied them. You may have to engage in some self exploration because while a story might not seem interesting to you, it may be interesting to an employer. While you are aware of your capabilities, remember the hiring manager is not! The STAR method helps you communicate your abilities in a way that is engaging and easy to follow. This method can be used in interviews and resumes! There are four parts to the STAR method: situation, asks, actions, and result.