In between finals and trips to the beach, you've still been applying. Awesome job! It looks like your summer job search is paying off. You have a big interview coming up and we're going to give you some tips on how to get that summer job once and for all.
With students being out of school and people on vacation, businesses will have a steady rush throughout the summer. Employers want to know that their employees will be available and flexible to work whenever necessary. We know missing out on a few summer weekends wasn't in the plan, but your friends will totally understand.
Show off your personality.
Employers say a positive attitude is more important than previous experience. Show your eagerness to join the team. You want to make sure they don't think you will upset the customers. They want to get a sense of your personality and professionalism to see how you'll interact with customers.
Warm weather is no excuse to dress inappropriately for your interview so steer clear of sandals, shorts and tank tops.There are ways to keep cool and look the part. Wear lighter colors, keep your hair up, and wait to throw on your blazer right before you hop out of the car. Keep it classy.
You should review common job interview questions and run through a mock interview to make sure you are fully ready for your interview. Also, keep in mind that employers might ask summer specific questions like when you're returning to school or if you have any known summer vacation plans. It's okay to be honest, they just want to know what to expect.
With these tips under your belt, go in there and show them why they should hire you!