Application & Interview Tips


Interview Tips
1. Dress for success! This is the first impression that your interviewer will get of you and how you're dressed can deeply reflect on you as a potential candidate. 

2. Review the positions and job requirements. The more research you conduct, the more you will be able to answer interview questions. Be sure to look at our websites (www.Fremont.gov/Recreation & www.RegeRec.com) and our Recreation Guides.

3. Review common interview questions and prepare responses.  You will encounter different types of questions in an interview, so its important to review your experiences and skills. Know yourself!
  • Job experience
  • Volunteer experience
  • Clubs and Affiliations
  • Organized Sports
  • Hobbies
  • Special skills / Musical instruments
  • Favorite subject in school
  • School projects
  • Strengths and Development Areas
4. Arrive on Time! Try to arrive about 15 minutes before your scheduled interview. Be sure to have extra pens and copies of your resume, cover letter, and/or reference lists.
5. Remember body language! Don't forget to make eye contact, smile, and listen. Try not to slouch or fidget. Poor body language can be a distraction. 

6. Ask questions!  Prepare a 1-2 questions to ask your interviewer. When the interview is over, thank the interviewer. this is the first impression that your interviewer will get of you and how you're dressed can deeply reflect on you as a potential candidate.

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Application Tips
1. Complete the job application and any supplementary paperwork.

2. List all positions of interest in the order of preference.

3. List volunteer experiences on the Work Experience section.

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