How to Prepare for an Interview with HCSG
Interviews can cause anxiety, but the best way to combat anxiety is with knowledge. Use these five tips from Healthcare Services Group Corporate Recruiter Brittany McGuire to help you prepare for your next interview.
Do Your Research
Learn more about HCSG by visiting our website. Explore how we were founded, our purpose and mission, and the services we provide.
Review Your Online Presence
Ensure your professional social media accounts, especially LinkedIn, are up-to-date and present you in a positive light. Remove any content that may be considered unprofessional.
What’s the travel time for your interview location? Are you using public transportation or a personal vehicle? Take time to plan out your transportation route and leave a few minutes early to ensure that you arrive on time.
What to Wear
Your attire will vary by the position you are applying for, but it’s always good to look polished and put together to show the interviewer that you care. Make sure you dress for success.
Pay attention to the non-verbal cues during an interview. Maintain good posture, make eye contact, and offer a firm handshake. Positive body language conveys confidence and professionalism. Practice your body language during mock interviews to ensure you appear calm and collected.
Quantify Your Achievements
When discussing your accomplishments, try to quantify them with numbers or percentages. This adds credibility and provides concrete evidence of your contributions in previous roles.
Practice Makes Perfect
Don’t let the nerves of an interview blindside you. Hold a mock interview with a friend to rehearse your responses, read through your resume, and practice eye contact before the interview.
Sample Interview Questions:
- What are you looking for in your next role?
- What strengths will you bring to this role?
- Share an example of a time you overcame an obstacle at work.
Be ready to ask insightful questions about the company, team, or role. This not only demonstrates your genuine interest but also helps you evaluate whether it’s a right fit for you. Questions about company growth, team dynamics, or future projects can be particularly impactful.
Follow up with the hiring manager and express your gratitude for the opportunity to interview for the position. Emphasize your skill sets that are fit for the role.
Ready to schedule an interview with Healthcare Services Group? Visit HCSG.Careers and explore all of our available opportunities for all career levels nationwide.
Healthcare Services Group (HCSG) believes in supporting our team members throughout their career journey. As one of the largest providers of environmental, dining, and nutritional services, we continually seek out motivated and professional leaders to join our team! We offer engaging opportunities for every phase of one’s career – just starting, recent graduate, transitioning to a new job, or multiple years of industry experience.
HCSG is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages employees to bring their authentic, original, and best selves to work for a culturally inclusive team.
Brittany McGuire | email@example.com
“I enjoy interacting with people and finding skillsets that fit well into our company culture.”
Brittany joined the Human Resource Department as a Corporate Recruiter at Healthcare Services Group in March of 2022. With half a decade of experience, Brittany takes pride in finding skillsets that embody HCSG’s culture and the opportunity to match people with the best roles. Outside of work, Brittany enjoys spending time with her family.
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This blog has been updated and republished from an original article posted on September 21, 2022.