Intro to Business
November 11, 2000
Five Steps in Preparing for an Interview
1. Tell me something about yourself
a) Graduated from a single sexed college preparatory school, Garrison Forest in Baltimore, Maryland. Now finishing my fourth year at the College of Charleston, double- majoring in Business Administration and Pre-Law.
b) Honors: (HS) graduated 3rd in a class of 76 girls, 3.9 G.P.A, president of the senior class. (College) graduating Magna Cum Laude, 3.8 G.P.A, and active in student government.
c) Worked in Smith, Smith and Wilson’s Law firm as a secretary for two summers and had an internship with Legg Mason working in the Business Law department under Mrs. Charlotte Brownstein, CEO of Legg Mason.
2. Why are you looking/leaving?
a) Want to go into the field of Business Law and felt that this company had a positive reputation, respected credentials and a favorable location.
b) Seeking to improve and develop my job specializations in law.
3. What are your goals?
a) Redesign and widen the strategic planning of the company.
b) Demonstrate team management.
c) Improve the database and statistical analysis software.
4. Why should we hire you?
c) People skills.
d) Diligent worker.
e) Team player.
5. What are you earning/looking to earn?
a) I rather not discuss money at this time; instead I would like to confer on how your company could benefit from me as well as how I could profit from your company.
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