Hot 104.1 radio personality Tierra Parks Brown aka Tee Animated, stopped by On the Money to give us some helpful and motivating tips on interviewing. Here’s what we learned!
Don’t wear see through or lace clothing
Heel lengths should be between 2 and 4 inches
Don’t wear a bundle of chains
Keep earring sizes to a minimum
Wear neutral colors (nothing too bright and flashy)
Stay away from snapbacks and sneakers
How you present your attire in the interview is how you should keep your attire in the workplace.
During the Interview
Ask trigger questions to get useful information
Ex: How long have you been here? What keeps you coming back?
Make sure your body language is on point
Be sure to have a personal goal or mission statement
Don’t use slang or hip language
Don’t let them know you have a temper
Checklist for a Lasting Impression
Remember: You only get ONE chance
After You Get the Job
Keep your attitude in check
Values/Pride (ask for help)
Expect to work hard
Take your time
Be serious about your job
Learn to Balance
Code switching is key
Own up to your faults
We had an amazing time learning from Tierra Parks - Brown! There was so much more we learned, and we just wanted to share with you to always be helpful. Feel free to use these tips for upcoming interviews, or a current job you have. This was our motivation to glo up. Hopefully it is now your motivation too!