OK, there are actually quite a few things
that you need to take with you to the interview. Now, do you need all of these things? Maybe.
Maybe not. But, you absolutely 100% want to be fully prepared for your interview process.
So what you might want to do is take a notebook and a piece of paper. A small notebook, not
a giant one, so you can jot down some notes if you need to. And a pen or pencil to go
with that. Bring your resume. And I recommend you bring five copies of your resume because
you never know when you get there. You might be meeting with this one, and then this one,
and then that one. So at a minimum bring three copies of your resume and you want to put
them in some kind of a protective folder. But consider five. Also bring an outline of
information that you’ve learned about the company so that if you need to do some kind
of quick reference along the way while you’re waiting, you’ve got it with you. OK? Questions.
You’ve already prepared this huge list of questions, well not huge, a dozen. Questions
that you want to ask. Make sure you bring them with you because you might not remember
them off the top of your head, especially if you’re a little bit nervous. Bring copies
of your academic transcript. Probably just one copy from any of the schools that you
attended will be satisfactory. Also, bring a list of references. If they like you they
are probably going to move on to that phase of the interview process which is calling
your references to get the dirt on you. You might also bring performance reviews, copies
of performance reviews and certificates of achievement. Visible proof of your achievements
is always good especially in the world that we live in today. So you want to consider
all of those things. I would bring them all. The next thing that you might want to look
at is optional and that’s bringing a little bit of reading material, in case you have
time in the, before the interview, or things are delayed. So that you can read it while
you’re sitting in the waiting room, but be cautious. Make sure that it’s professional
and tasteful. You don’t want to be whipping out your, you know, giant tabloid about the
alien baby who took over the world. OK?