Successful Job Interviewing – How to Be Prepared

Crucial to job interview success is scrupulous attention to your preparatory homework. You really should not ignore this part. Think about it. If you are, like my friend Johan, participating in an MBA course, you are stretching your budget and even the most affordable online MBA will set you back at least 20K, so when you pay this kind of money for your education and get a job interview, you want to maximize this opportunity, right?

Interviewing for a new career opportunity in middle age, especially if considering a career tangent, can be a little daunting. Here are some tips for success. Today’s focus is pre-interview preparation. Review of posts of the past 10 days or so will provide more background information on some of the issues mentioned here.

Crucial to success is scrupulous attention to your homework. Ask yourself how many exams you failed in your student days when you were well prepared? None; right?
Exactly the same applies with job interviews. Provided you prepare in advance, and are as realistic as possible about whether the fit is right, you’ll interview successfully and succeed in your new career role.

The Homework Stage

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