Tuesday, 30 July 2019

How to prepare for your country club interview

Being interviewed can be daunting and intimidating however, there are several steps you can take to prepare yourself accordingly. Here are a few tips to keep in mind…

Do your research

Researching the country club and your potential role will only count in your favour. It will help you understand the country club you could potentially be working at and equip you to answer questions effectively.

Doing the relevant research also creates a great first impression. It shows the country club representative that you took the initiative to learn more about the company.  It will also help you prepare thoughtful question to ask the interviewer.

Be punctual

Being late immediately creates a negative impression which may result in employers thinking that you are unprofessional and unreliable.

Plan accordingly and ensure that you leave home earlier than usual so that you can be on time. Remember to allow yourself an extra 15 – 30 minutes for unexpected traffic or in case you get lost. 

Dress to impress

When you look your best, you perform your best. So, take the time to plan what you are going to wear. A professional appearance is important in making a good first impression. Here are a few of our guidelines:

For ladies:
·                     No heavy makeup. Cosmetics should be tastefully applied
·                     Dress code is strictly formal and not too revealing
·                     Make sure your hair is clean and neat

For men:
·         Dress code is strictly formal
·         Make sure your hair is neatly cut and that your beard is cleanly shaven

Have a mock interview

Having a mock interview will help you practice your speaking and perfect your body language. You can research common interview questions and practice answering them. Doing this allows you to enter the interview with confidence.
Sell yourself!

The country club interview is your last opportunity to make sure you land the job. So, do not be shy to mention your strengths and showcase your personality. This is what the representatives want to see!

Good luck to all the participants who are entering the next phase of the recruitment process. You would not have made it this far if we did not think you have what it takes! Believe in yourself and watch how things fall into place 😊.

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