Las entrevistas de trabajo son siempre estresantes: "The best way to reduce the stress is to be prepared. Take the time to review the "standard" interview questions you will most likely be asked. Also, review sample answers to these typical interview questions", comenta Colby Price, de Pueblo Inglés Diverbo.
Los expertos dicen que conviene evitar algunas preguntas en la primera entrevista de trabajo, como las relativas a los descansos, vacaciones o sueldos. Pero en esto como en todo, el feeling, las sensaciones te dirán qué puedes preguntar y qué es mejor dejar para otra ocasión.
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1. What kind of training do you provide?:¿Qué tipo de formación dáis?
2. Is there room to grow?:¿Hay donde crecer en la empresa?
3. What is the performance review process like?:¿Cómo evaluáis a los empleados?
4. Ojo con la siguiente pregunta: Do you take work home with you? "Do you take work home with you is a tricky question (una pregunta con trampa). Be ready, the longer the answer, the bigger the hole you've dug". La mejor respuesta sería: "When I need to, no problema. I realize the importance of meeting deadlines and getting work done on time".
5. Interviewers expect a candidate for employment to be able to review their work history in detail. Be prepared to tell the interviewer the names of the companies you worked for, your job title, your starting and ending dates of employment, how much you earned and what your job entailed.
6. "What were your expectations for the job and to what extent were they met?" In many cases, interviewers will want to know what you expected from your last job when you were hired, so, be prepared to answer this question. En este caso, no hay una mala o buena respuesta. The best way to respond is to discuss what you expected when you took the job and give examples of how the position worked out for you. If the job wasn't exactly what you expected, it's fine to mention that. However, you should focus on the job itself, not the company, your boss, or your co-workers (if they were a problem). Do be careful how you answer and don't focus too much on the negative. Instead, address the highlights of the job.
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7.Evita preguntar por los descansos que tienes al día, por las vacaciones anuales, o por las ventajas en especie como si hay café y donuts gratis, por ejemplo: How many breaks do I get?; How many vacation days do I get per year?; Do you have free coffee, donuts, etc.?; How much overtime do people work?
8. What were you starting and final levels of compensation? Interviewers expect a candidate for employment to be able to provide the details of their compensation history. Make sure that what you tell the interviewer matches what you listed on your job application. Refresh your memory prior to the interview by reviewing your compensation history, so, you can speak in detail and accurately. Don't exaggerate or inflate your earnings.