Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by BirdBoy88, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    I know it's only Tuesday but i am so nervous it feels like tomorrow LOL

    My first job interview this Friday and i don't know what to say or do when i go in.... i was pretty much going to free style is ..answer what she ask

    again it's a interview at Petsmart for the Animal Care Specialist

    i REALLY want this job it will help me in so many ways... for one it's a job and i need one!

    two it will keep my active

    three it will keep my mind off of other things are are trying to turn my smile upside down.

    four it's a job and i really need one! LOL!

    So please any tips advice on what to do what to wear all that.. i am a newbie at this [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    EDITED because my spelling lol
    Last edited: May 12, 2009
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    My first piece of advise is to take God in there with you. Pray right before you get out of your car and ask Him to join you. Secondly, relax and know that you are a wonderful person, a hard worker, and a caring young man. Remember that you are not in control of this - God is. If He chooses to open this door for you, He will. [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2009
  3. Mantain eye contact when being spoken to. Shows your confident.

    Dont use words like "Yea", "Um", etc. Say yes, instead of yea.

    Good Luck! [​IMG]
  4. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Quote:Thanks i sure will [​IMG]

    it must be a sign though because i have applied for this job over and over again since 2007 and never got a call back until now... he must know i am FULLY ready now for it ... but we will see [​IMG]
  5. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Quote:oh yes i have to remember this! because i am a BIG fan of saying "yea" and "Um"

    Specially "Um" i say that a lot when i am nervous [​IMG]

    Thanks! [​IMG]
  6. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Songster

    May 8, 2008
    You will be great!!

    I applied at the Farmland several times and this is the first year they called me back. She just about hired me during the interview.
  7. Don't interrupt.

    Be very interested in the job.

    Know the company so you can ask "good" questions.

    Be very polite and thank the interviewer for seeing you and considering you for the position.

    Be yourself, just relax and be confident.

    Good Luck We are "rootin" for you!!
  8. CityClucks

    CityClucks The Center of a 50 Mile Radius

    Jan 31, 2009
    Tulsa, OK
    Don't wear jeans - wear slacks and a nice button-up shirt - Dress to impress. You'll be so good at this job - good luck!
  9. Rosalind

    Rosalind Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    1. Dress nice. Wear a suit or a nice button-down shirt and slacks. Even though it's Petsmart, a job interview is a job interview. Always dress nice for a job interview, even if you are interviewing to scrub toilets, dress nice anyway.

    2. Shake hands firmly and look the interviewer in the eye.

    3. Go to or some such place and look over the practice questions. Have ready some quick, honest, and interesting answers to the following questions:

    -Why you want to work at Petsmart
    -Why they should hire you (over the 200+ other applicants they've had for the same job)
    -What are your strengths
    -What are your weaknesses
    -Tell them about a time you solved a problem, or made a customer (or just someone) happy after they were unhappy

    4. Do not ask about benefits or vacation time or the pay until they have already made you a job offer. By all means, after they call you back to offer you the job, ask away, but before then, don't--the idea is that you want to work for them because you love customer service and you love animals, not because of the fabulous pay and benefits. Yes, I know, not so fab actually, but still.

    5. Ask them a question or two about Petsmart. Interviewers actually like talking about themselves, so if you can't think of any particular questions about the company, ask the interviewer what they like best about working there, what's their favorite pet, etc.
  10. cackle

    cackle Songster

    Jul 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    Quote:These are great pointers. Remember to use the weakness to your advantage. I always say I hate to be bored so I am always looking for additional work when time allows.
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2009

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