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Chris Le-Dozal
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I been to almost 10 interviews and no one called me back of getting the job. I used to live in Texas, but now live in New Mexico for Collage, so all my work history was in Texas. For interviews I dress up professional and arrival 5 mins early so they know I am present and gives them time to get the paper work ready to take notes during the interview. I also bring a extra copy of my resume so they can review and ask me questions on what I did in those previous jobs. The first question that they ask is for me to tell them a little about myself in which I tell them I like to play video games as one of my hobby's, I am enthusiastic, and I work well with others. When they then ask me about what I did in my previous jobs, I respond with my responsibilities without it sounding like I am better then anyone else. They did ask me questions on what I would do when situations were chaotic, I would tell them based on experience on the procedures I would take to fix it step by step. Then they ask me the final question which is what I would see myself in 5 years and I tell them proudly that I would be working as a Graphic Design Artist making drawings, and designing art works. After they asked all those questions, they ask me if I have an questions for them. So of course I had some questions, and the first one was, "Based off the information I provided well there be higher chance of myself getting the job?" and the 2nd one is "Because there might be other candidates awaiting for an interview when can I hope to get contact with you about the job position?" After the interview ends I thank them for the interview and shake their hand and head out.

I don't know if I messing up somewhere, and if I am can any of you from the Community share some suggestions on how I can make my interviews better so I have better possibilities of getting the job?

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CARLOS PIMENTEL
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I have been in your situation as well companies dont put help wanted signs outside front buildings or offices anymore every application is applied online and the candidates that they review for interviews well be the person more qualified sometimes with either trade school education or college education. I read what you posted by the way and where you wrote that you live in New Mexico for College you misspelled the word college you wrote collage and where you wrote for interviews that you dress up professional and arrival 5 mins. earlyyou should have wrote that you dress up professionally and arrive 5 mins.early when you hand in misspelled words for work seeking related work purposes on your resumes or online applications the intervierwer well make note of those mistakes and take that into account and might judge you on that so double check your spelling you mention about seeing your self as a Graphic Design Artist take some drawings and art works that you have done for the interviewer to see a lot of times they want people with experience. next time when you go to another place for an interview ask someone there what does the company require you to have knowlege or experience of before you go in for your interview to be prepared to answer what questions he or she well ask you find out about the company in other words.keep trying Chris you have good attitude values and a ambitous quality about yourself it seems to me. And remember find the time to do what you have to do because we are all here for the ride that this earth gives us to do good or better for our lives.

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Jordan Strama
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Just take a deep breath and exhale slowly most of all work on having patience ! Sometimes it can b a virtue Good luck stay positive ! ! !

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Ruth Gallagher
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When they ask if you have any questions, they mean questions about the company or the position. Those were the first things that jumped out at me. The perception is you are showing no interest in their company. Also if you aren't interviewing for a graphic arts position dont tell them that is where you are your self. Be more vague, such as: I see myself in a position that will use my talents and intellect.

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Guy McKeehan
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Sometimes we have to look for something that has nothing to do with our worl history. I worked in a cheese plant in Roswell New Mexico. And, even though I was unemployed for 4 years do to health reasons I was still hired do to my background in factory industry that had nothing to do with food. But,with that being said six years later it was a great stepping stone to success. Sometimes what we are looking for is not actually what we are going to get hired for. Looking for somthing off the beaten path can be a stepping stone to the right job.

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Stacy Jett
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Chris, Maybe attention to detail, such as your writing needs to be looked at? Nothing glaring, but if you speak as you write, you may be putting people off- just simple things such as "an" will follow a vowel, not "a" so you wouldn't say: a apple, you would say "an apple" so make sure you are expressing yourself clearly and speech is very important to others if they are scrutinizing.

I have been to almost 10 interviews and no one called me back to getting the job. I used to live in Texas, but now live in New Mexico for College, so all my work history was in Texas. For interviews, I dress up professional and arrival 5 mins early so they know I am present and gives them time to get the paperwork ready to take notes during the interview. I also bring an extra copy of my resume so they can review and ask me questions about what I did in those previous jobs. The first question that they ask is for me to tell them a little about myself in which I tell them I like to play video games as one of my hobby's, I am enthusiastic, and I work well with others. When they then ask me about what I did in my previous jobs, I respond to my responsibilities without it sounding like I am better than anyone else. They did ask me questions about what I would do when situations were chaotic, I would tell them based on experience on the procedures I would take to fix it step by step. Then they ask me the final question which is what I would see myself in 5 years and I tell them proudly that I would be working as a Graphic Design Artist making drawings, and designing artworks. After they asked all those questions, they ask me if I have a question for them. So of course, I had some questions, and the first one was, Based on the information I provided well there be a higher chance of myself getting the job? and the 2nd one is Because there might be other candidates waiting for an interview when can I hope to get contact with you about the job position? After the interview ends I thank them for the interview and shake their hand and head out.

I don't know if I messing up somewhere, and if I am can any of you from the Community share some suggestions on how I can make my interviews better so I have better possibilities of getting the job?

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The questions you are being asked, are classic interview questions 101. When they ask you to tell them something about yourself, they really don't want to know about you. They really want to know how they would benefit from hiring you and bottom line is either increasing their profits or saving monies through cost cutting efforts. Tell them a short story about a past work experience where you were instrumental in either increasing profits or cost cutting improvements. The where do you see yourself in five years question, again should only be a win, win for them. They don't want to hear anything that doesn't include their best interest, so you may have to fudge on this question a bit. Lastly, the any questions for us should be something that shows you researched them, for instance, I noticed that your growth as a company has steadily increased, what one thing do you attribute that growth to. As you can see, this is about "them" and how you fit in.

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Jeffrey Vergakis
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Call them back and ask about the status of the application.

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Sarah Lee
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Yeah, you're doing quite a lot 'wrong'. My problem is that I have ZERO problem GETTING hired. I got let go from my last job at a call center because ' the compliments you got from customers (3 days in a row) don't matter because this is sales, not customer service". My customer service was TOO good? I swear, even if you GET hired easily, it seems like there's still always SOMETHING, right? I really do actually understand. I'm trying to get into my actual DESIRED career field, instead of just a job, now and it really is a lot different than just getting hired on anywhere that just needs a body.

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Patricia Salaam
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Come to come to the interview 15 minutes earlier

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I am looking for a job but I only have experience in janitorial work and I live in Madison if you looking for janitorial and housekeeping you can call me at 629 202 2374

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