DEBRIEFING AN INTERVIEW
Phew! The interview went well. But you're not done yet! Find out how to put the interview to good use. After an interview, you should take advantage of the experience to evaluate yourself and improve yourself. You should also keep in touch with the recruiter.
After each interview, review the meeting, if possible immediately afterwards, and on the day after at the latest. You need to:
- Note down the information provided by the recruiter about the company, the job, the business, the sector and so on: this will be very useful during another interview.
- Self-evaluate on form (body language, how much you spoke, etc.) and substance (your skills, motivation, answers to question, etc.). Did you manage to get across your career path, your skills and your hopes for personal development? Were you able to back up your motivation? Did you manage to grab the recruiter’s attention? Were you able to answer all his questions? Did you get the information you needed?
- Analyse these data to improve your weaknesses, correct any deficiencies and eliminate any blunders. This way, you’ll feel more at ease during your next interview!