Interviewing Tips for Government and Public Sector Companies

Interviewing Tips for Government and Public Sector Companies

Presented at the Executive Women in Texas Government 2014 Annual Conference by Linda Ranostaj.

Between the challenges that Corporate America are facing with attracting the best candidates, younger generations and the factor of the national “quit rate” at its highest level since 2009 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) it becomes imperative to make a great first impression during interviews for both the client company and the candidate.

How do you make yourself or your company stand out from the competition and land that great job or awesome candidate?

This presentation will be an interactive discussion on multiple types of interviews and best practices for best results on interviews. Learn how to prepare and present the interview from the interviewer and interviewee perspective as well as, best way to follow up after the interview is over.

For interviewer, learn how to structure interview questions based on different generations, positions, and personalities and how to present your company or agency in the best possible light of opportunity. Plus doing research on what would be most valued by the specific candidate.

Interviewee, learn how to do pre-interview research, what is most important to research in your preparation, how to present your accomplishments and how to leave your own lasting first impression.

An interview is one of the first steps to a long career for candidates and essential to the development and progression of companies nationwide. Join as we discuss the key tips to improving interviews on both sides of the desk, for the interviewee looking for their great job and for the interviewer looking for their awesome candidate.

Download full presentation by Linda Ranostaj.

Filter Articles & Insights

Newsletters

Our monthly newsletters offer insight on industry trends, career planning and the job market as well as highlight featured job opportunities and industry events. If you’re interested in receiving our monthly newsletter, please complete the sign-up form below. 

IT Newsletter

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Technical Newsletter

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Resources

Staff Blogging

Know Your Value in Today’s Marketplace

  You are the CEO of You Inc. It's up to you to know what’s needed in today's market.   Want a promotion? Want a raise? Want to land your dream job? Make yourself more valuable by optimizing yourself and your skills so that you can...

read more

Bridge the Talent Gap

    How to achieve business objectives when your team doesn’t want to return to the office You’re between a rock and hard place, aren’t you? Leadership wants everyone back in the office but your team doesn’t want to return in-person…yet....

read more