Monday, February 04, 2013

15 tips for landing - and acing - a job interview - CSO Online - Security and Risk

15 tips for landing - and acing - a job interview - CSO Online - Security and Risk:

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This is my latest contribution to csoonline.com and the February print edition of CSO Magazine.  I hope you find it useful if you're in interview mode now or in the future.

Topics of this article include:

1. Write a great resume to open the door
2. Keep phone interview brief
3. Wow them face-to-face
4. Listen carefully
5. Maintain personal integrity
6. Know yourself
7. Rehearse selected interview topics
8. Articulate how you can contribute
9. Research corporate and risk culture
10. Use LinkedIn for research appropriately
11. Prepare business and technical questions
12. Interview the interviewer
13. Don't put the interviewer on the spot
14. Stay sharp from beginning to end
15. Follow up after the interview

Whether you are interviewing with one of my clients or you have an interview you've captured on your own, the Security Job Coaching services from SecruityRecruiter.com will help to prepare you for your next interview opportunity with skills you very likely didn't learn in college.  I know I didn't learn these skills in college!

Jeff Snyder, 719.686.8810

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