If you really expect to get a job in a company or an organization, you should pay attention to some important strategies that can help boost your candidacy after an interview.
They include showing your interest in the job, asking interviewer about preferred method of follow-up communication, sending thank-you note and personalized follow-up letter, addressing one of the company's demands, using outside resources, and accepting rejection with grace.
Now, let take a look at the ten strategies and try to follow them to you want to reach your dream work.
1. Ask about Preferred Method of Follow-up Communication
If you don’t want to be a pest, ask your interviewer about her preferred method of follow-up communication before heading home
2. Show Your Interest after the Interview
You should show your interest in the job after finishing an interview with a phrase such as “I would really like to contribute to this company and am hoping you select me.”
3. Be Punctual
You should keep your word and answering requests punctual. For example, if you tell the recruiters that you'll send a list of references tomorrow morning, make sure you do it.
4. Know When to Sit Tight
If you call the interviewer the nest day after an interview while he/she requests you to follow up by phone in a wee, you may be thought as pushy and desperate.
5. Send a Prompt Thank-you Note
It is important for you to send a thank-you note to your interviewer within 24 hours of the interview because this may help you stay on his/ her mind
6. Send the Interviewer a Personalized Follow-up Letter
After a thank-you note, you can send the interviewer a personalized follow-up letter, in which you introduce your achievements that didn't get mentioned and elaborate on interview answers that you thought lacked punch.
7. Address one of the Company's Demands
During the interview, you can know a little bit about the company’s weaknesses and/or areas where it expects to expand. Therefore, you should act like a consultant than an applicant by creating a proposal on how you would address one of those areas.
8. Keep Thinking and Learning about the Company
You should search more information about a topic mentioned in conversation and think of additional questions you can answer to well-prepare for additional interviews or follow-up phone calls.
9. Use outside Resources
If you can contact with those who might influence the hiring decision or actually know the interviewer, ask her/ him to say something good about you.
10. Accept Rejection with Grace
If you are rejected, you should send a thank-you note to your interviewer, which distinguishes you from other rejected candidates and even creates you an opportunity if the accepted candidate may not work out, or a different position may open up
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