“Steps to a Successful Interview: Follow-Up”

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Steps to a Successful Interview: Follow-Up. Article by Karen OKeefe, Rebecca Forrest, Jean Fudge Presented by Yue Ma. You just completed your job interview. What should you do next? Follow up . This is an important step in the interview process. Key points of following up: Decision making - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Article by Karen OKeefe, Rebecca Forrest, Jean FudgePresented by Yue Ma

  • You just completed your job interview. What should you do next?Follow up. This is an important step in the interview process.

    Key points of following up:

    Decision making

    Thank-you notes

    Follow up

    Moving on

    An advice from the authors

  • Decision Making

    After an interview, consider whether you would take that particular job over similar alternatives.

    Any job is better than no job, it is more often true that the wrong job is a disaster.

    Once you submit an application and resume to a workplace, continue to find other places to apply to.

  • Thank-you Notes

    For each interview, send a thank-you note to the interviewer.

    In the forms of:EmailHandwritten on stationaryStandard business letter

    Check for misspelled words, especially names.

    Use the correct format.Reference- http://adresnet.com/businessletter.html

  • Follow-up

    Contact the interviewer one week after the hiring decision date.

    If rejected, ask what you could have done better.

    If you have decided against the company, follow-up anyways for good practice

  • Moving On

    If rejected from a position, brush it off and keep going.

    Recall what you did well and learn what could have been done differently.

    Every interview, regardless of outcome, strengthens your skills for your next interviews.

  • One Last StepAn advice from the authors

    Enjoy your lifeDont postpone fun until after you get your new job. Enjoy your life to the best of your ability right now.

    Life is what happens to you while youre busy making other plans. John Lennon

  • Conclusion

    We will all face interviews in our near future as we come to a conclusion with our undergraduate career within the next year.

    Remember to make decisions, write thank-you notes, follow-up, move on, and have fun!

    Any questions?

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