To be the most prepared for an interview, focusing on the common question what would you like to accomplish in the first 30, 60 or 90 days is important. In this video tutorial, Valerie Sutton explains how you can balance what is good about the organization and what may need to be fixed. This advice will also help you with the questions: What would you like to achieve in this position? How do you see yourself being successful in this position? Or, what would success look like for you in this position?
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- If you really want to be prepared for an interview…you should always be ready to answer…what you want to accomplish in the first 90 days…of the position.…Many candidates think they will only be asked…about the past accomplishments and not about the future.…If you want to stand out as a candidate,…take your past experiences…and turn them into how you'll perform in the future.…In the book, The First 90 Days,…Michael Watkins states how critical it is…for your future success in an organization.…Thinking about it is imperative to the interview process.…
The way to approach this question…is to focus on the big picture…by understanding what you see as an outsider.…It is a balancing act…of showing what is good about the organization…and also what you think needs to be fixed.…You want to be careful…not to completely trash the organization,…but still give valid improvements that you can achieve.…Based on what you see,…make a few clear recommendations…for your first 30, 60, or 90-day plan…that are realistic based on what you currently know…
- Tell me about your strengths
- Tell me about your weaknesses
- Why are you interested in our company?
- Why did you leave your previous company?
- Tell me how you handled a difficult situation
- What questions do you have?