Tools for Success

Fusco Personnel assists qualified candidates present themselves to employers through:

  • Resume review and guidance
  • Interviewing preparation and techniques
  • Dress for success
  • Post-interview follow-up
  • Onboarding

INTERVIEW TOOLS FOR SUCCESS 

  • Always bring and provide your most recent updated resume.
  • Before your interview, review their website, print out info and bring it with you. Prepare notes and positive comments about their site. Discuss them with your interviewer. It shows you did your homework.
  • Coordinate with your FPI recruiter and prepare some questions about the position you are interviewing for. (see below – get more specific questions as well)
  • Take a dry run to the location of your interview. This will give you how long it will take you to get there and that you know the location so there is no chance for you to get lost and/or be late. Account for traffic! Give yourself enough time!
  • Always prepare for the unexpected.
  • Dress appropriately
  • Arrive 15 minutes earlier than your scheduled time in the event they have you complete any paperwork
  • Always go alone to your interview!
  • Leave your cell phone in the car or turn it off before entering your interview.
  • Take out any blue tooth devices from your ear.
  • Bring a pad of paper and a pen to take notes.
  • Bring 2 extra copies of your resume with you.
  • Sit up straight, have good eye contact, give a firm hand shake
  • Speak clearly and precise
  • Prepare questions to engage your interviewer.
    • What is a typical day like?
    • What personality best fits in the department
    • What expectations do you have for the person in this position in 3 months, 6 months and 1 year.
    • What long term goals does your company have for the company and/or the employees?
    • What is the most difficult aspect as you are recruiting for this position?
  • Speak when spoken to… Ask the questions direct… Do not get off topic.
  • When discussing your employment history, remain positive. Never speak poorly about your past/present employers.
  • Give short job descriptions/duties and basic details of departures.
  • Always end each conversation on a positive note.
  • Do not discuss compensation pay. If they engage the topic, you can refer them to our office or discuss options with your FPI recruiter prior to your interview to confirm salary structure offered.
  • Express your interest in the position.
  • ASK FOR THE JOB BEFORE YOU LEAVE!
  • Always inform the interviewer you’re interested in their opening, express that you feel you are the ideal candidate, express your excitement about the opportunity to work for their organization.
  • Leave by thanking them for their time and consideration. Express your interest again and inquire as to the next step in their decision process.
  • Firm hand shake good bye.
  • Thank the receptionist for his/her assistance as you leave.
  • Contact your FPI recruiter after you leave your interview.
  • Follow up with a thank you note/email sent via Fusco Personnel.