One thing I know for sure as I head towards my 10th year as a motorcycle industry recruiter is that far too many career opportunities are lost during the interview process. There are countless ways to bomb an interview (see sidebar.) Let’s go over the key ingredients needed to make a positive impact during this uber-important process.
Be Your Best You
I can’t tell you how many times we screen candidates who absolutely rock the conversation while we (the recruiters) are asking the questions. We listen to answers and determine if the individual would be a good fit for our client.
Fast forward to the actual interview with the Human Resources Director, hiring manager, or even worse, a higher-ranking member of the organization’s leadership team, and sometimes it’s as if we are listening to or watching a totally different person.
Read my column in Women Riders Now.