EECO Asks Why Podcast

218. Idea: Interviewing for Success!

August 08, 2022 Electrical Equipment Company
EECO Asks Why Podcast
218. Idea: Interviewing for Success!
Show Notes

Close your eyes and picture your dream career.  What are you doing?  Where are you finding joy?  While that exercise is fun the reality is that to land that dream job you will need to sharpen your skills around interviewing.  In this powerful conversation Vic Parangelo unpacks ten areas that everyone can take, learn and apply that are guaranteed to help you in the next interview.  

Vic unpacks in detail the following areas:

  1. Desire - why do you want this? 
  2. Resume - it is not to be taken lightly
  3. Research - homework starts before the interview
  4. Sales 101 - no matter the role you are always selling "Yourself"
  5. Bi-Directional Negotiation - mastering 2 way conversation
  6. Comfortable Confidence - balancing the line between confident and cocky
  7. Control the Meeting - remember the power of asking questions
  8. Defense Strategy - slow down and recognize what you do not understand
  9. Checklist - define the process and follow through
  10. Close - the classic line Always Be Closing is true in interviews as well

Vic also uncovers red flags that we all should be aware of and the power of soft skills.  He even reviews how the landscape has changed for remote workers and the best way to show up for success in a virtual interview. 

This is an episode that you will need a notepad to keep up.  If you are preparing for an interview or if you know someone who is there is a ton of value in the tips shared.  Huge thank you to Vic for sharing his secret sauce to interviewing for success!

Remember to keep asking why! 

Guest: Vic Parangelo - Regional Manager at ProSoft Technology

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Host: Chris Grainger
Executive Producer: Adam Sheets
Podcast Editor: Andi Thrower