(2) or three (3) transferable skills you have to offer (organizational skills,
communication skills, analyzing skills etc.) transferable skills are acquired
thorough experience and applied to performing all kinds of activities. These are
commonly involved with people, data or things.
(1) or two (2) weaknesses, which when turned around, could be viewed as
strengths. For example, ďAt times I tend to work too intensely at a task and
strive for perfection.Ē An employer may perceive this as an advantage.
(2) or three (3) specific content skills in mind. Specific content/technical
skills are explicit ideas of knowledge learned through work, school, hobbies,
etc. (For example accounting, photography, systems analysis and design,
drafting, etc.) List your relevant work experience. What work experience do you
have that adds to your qualifications to do this job? Donít forget to include
volunteer work, internship or special training, special study or class projects.
mind two (2) or three (3) adaptive skills you possess. Adaptive or personal
skills (traits) are those, which help one, adjust to oneís environment
(Dependability, creativity, energy, etc.)
yourself to mention any special interests or activities related to the job
youíre applying for. Include overall career goals, as well as professional
associations and clubs you are a member of.
the organization and understanding clearly the duties of the position you are
applying for is critical in communication your desire to work for the
(2) or three (3) points about the organization that you want to mention in your
interview. Things like the product, training programs, or goals are good.
you want to do in the future. Prepare some realistic long-term goals and know
how this position fits in with these goals, a career counselor or a visit to
your guidance counselor might help.
mind two (2) or three (3) points that you may want to mention about the specific
job. Remember that an interview is a two-way process. You are interviewing the
organization at the same time you are being interviewed. Spend some time
thinking about what further information you need to know about the organization
and the position. Furthermore, be prepared and write down this information in
the form of a question. Pay attention when the interviewer is answering your
questions. Donít ask questions just go through the motions.