Key Takeaways:

  • Dress professionally, appropriately and comfortably for a job interview when you're over 50.
  • Do your homework and research the company to prepare for potential behavioral questions in the interview.
  • Use stories to show your skills and experiences, ask questions, and know your strengths to create a memorable impression during the interview.

re you thinking about stepping into a new job role? We are here to help you shine in your job interviews.

Here are five simple tips to help you show interviewers just how wonderful you are:

1. Share Your Stories

You have lived and experienced so much. Don't be shy to share the stories from your past jobs. What were your best moments? What did you learn? Keep it simple and real. It's your time to share the good things you have done.

2. Learn the Basics of Computers

Many jobs ask for basic computer skills. If you feel a bit unsure, don’t worry. There are easy and fun courses right here on GetSetUp to help you learn. Show them that you are ready to learn and use these new tools.

3. Ask Good Questions

When you go for an interview, it’s like having a good chat. Feel free to ask them questions too. What is the job really like? What is the team like? It shows that you are interested and want to learn more.

4. Smile and Be Positive

A smile can change everything. Be sure to smile and talk about the good things you can bring to the job. Think of times when you solved a problem or helped someone. Simple stories like these can show how positive and helpful you can be.

5. Dress Well and Have a Neat Resume

First impressions are important. Dress in a way that makes you feel good and respectful. Also, bring a neat resume. It is like a small introduction to who you are. List your past jobs and what you are good at. It doesn’t have to be fancy, just clear and true.

Learn more about how to dress for success, check out our article here.

Wrap Up

Remember, you have a world of experience and a lot to offer. Be yourself, share your stories, and show them your willingness to learn and grow. You are amazing and they will be lucky to have you. Good luck, we are cheering for you!

For more interview tips and tricks, check out our class: Successful Interviewing

Aug 31, 2022
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