Career Planning- Essential Interview Tips


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From time to time our customers change careers, find themselves downsized, reach for greater opportunity, or simply need a change of environment. We, ourselves, have gone on a similar journey on our path to Pelagic Capital Corporation. While expertise in financing and equipment are our specialties, we felt we may be able to assist some of our blog readers with the following information provided by a trusted advisor.  Last week we spoke about career planning questions to ask yourself and concluded that piece suggesting that the interview may be your next step. For those of you ready to tackle the next adventure of your career, here are essential interview tips to consider when preparing for your next interview;

  1. Dress well, understand the culture, look professional

  2. Be on time, (research the location and its directions and timing to get there)

  3. Have your resume prepared, reviewed, spell-checked, accurate, and printed

  4. Know the characteristics of the company you are visiting (Do your homework about their business, history, and key personnel)

  5. Know your, “story” (Practice with someone before the interview, be confident and composed)

  6. Take control of the interview, lead when possible to direct its direction

  7. Ask for feedback about how you did during interview

  8. Create a follow-up schedule of tasks (Ask about the process)

We hope you find these interview tips essential and informative for preparing for your next interview. If you haven’t already we highly recommend you read the first part of our career planning series, Career Planning- 15 Questions to Consider, to stay well informed and receive the best tips from the pros at Pelagic Capital.

Whether your needs include replacing equipment, upgrading equipment, or acquiring new equipment for growth, Pelagic Capital Corporation is here to help with all of your equipment financing and leasing needs. Having prior funded hundreds of millions of dollars of equipment we understand the ins and outs of getting you funded.

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