I’m not sure how other school’s work, but at Furman they ensure that by the end of the 4 years you are basically a PRO at interviews. Something I didn’t know coming into college was how many things require an interview. At first I was not thrilled about the whole idea, but I have come to conclusion that it will end up helping me in the long run. It will allow me to go out into the real world confident in my interview skills and give me a leg up on the competition.
One of the most draining (but fulfilling) interview processes was the interview process to become a campus ambassador. We had 3 rounds of interviews (group, rotation, and individuals). We were bombarded with questions in every round and in the 2nd round they were questioning our response time. Stressful right?
I’ve had interviews for numerous other things at Furman; some I did get, and some I didn’t. But one of the best tips I think you can learn is to try your best no matter what, however, accept the fact that you can’t get everything.
There are a lot of things you can’t control in interviews: (I think that’s what scares people the most) the questions they’re going to ask, the mood the interviewer is in, the amount of other people who are going to apply, but one thing you can control is your confidence! I’ve mentioned before that part of the reason that I love clothes so much is because of the confidence they instill in me. When you have the kind of confidence that radiates off of you, you are automatically more attractive to the potential employer in comparison to someone who has no confidence!
This outfit gives me confidence and is professional with a flair. I think it’s important to look presentable, but also to show your sense of style and your personality through your outfit. I’ve worn this particular outfit to a few interviews and I’m happy to announce it’s brought nothing but luck!
What would make up your perfect interview outfit?