Reading B. Safani’s blog entry on interview follow-up
tips and working with several ACS members’ interviews
has gotten me to think about positive follow-up activities.
In a grad student blog document, the value of thank
you notes was reinforced. In addition, Safani’s blog
adds asking about the interview timeline and staying in
touch with the interviewer and company contacts.
A targeted response to specific interviewers who asked
specific questions, offering them more complete or
revised follow-up with detail showing that the discussion
was recalled and felt important to you. [Emphasis:
Attention to detail]
More then 70% of what we communicate is through
nonverbals. So, express confidence and interest in the
position by displaying strong purposeful body language
at the closing of each interview– handshake, collecting
formal addresses for communication, and seeking win-win
Have a CTS or company tracking system where you record
interview information, experiences and observations. Be
aware of company culture and collect relevant information
on your continuing learning process about the company.
Have this company remain on your “information collection