Airlift In-Ride Code of Conduct

administrator
August 27, 2021

Congratulations, you secured an interview! You share the news with some friends and family. You explain that it’s a pandemic-edition interview, so it’s all online — maybe it’ll be easier this way. They tell you you’ll nail this. You run a quick Google search around interview tips — it tells you to research the company and go in with some questions prepared. You’re now ready to ask about the company’s CSR initiatives to signal to them that you visited their website. You even run a LinkedIn search around the interviewers and prepare questions to ask them about their achievements — can’t hurt to make them feel good, right?

 

Here’s why the above may not work. You’re focusing on what you think may be impressive, and not on your unique superpowers. The former is what all interviewees do — the latter is what is unique to you. Use this to your advantage. Bet on your superpowers.

 

Here are three broad suggestions as you prepare for your next interview(s):

Optimize for the right things and keep it real.

Congratulations, you secured an interview! You share the news with some friends and family. You explain that it’s a pandemic-edition interview, so it’s all online — maybe it’ll be easier this way. They tell you you’ll nail this. You run a quick Google search around interview tips — it tells you to research the company and go in with some questions prepared. You’re now ready to ask about the company’s CSR initiatives to signal to them that you visited their website. You even run a LinkedIn search around the interviewers and prepare questions to ask them about their achievements — can’t hurt to make them feel good, right?

 

Here’s why the above may not work. You’re focusing on what you think may be impressive, and not on your unique superpowers. The former is what all interviewees do — the latter is what is unique to you. Use this to your advantage. Bet on your superpowers.

 

Here are three broad suggestions as you prepare for your next interview(s):