Tips For Job Seekers: What To Bring To An Interview

So you scored a big interview. Congratulations! As you prepare for the interview it is important to keep in mind what documents to bring to a meeting with a potential employer. In this episode of Tips For Job Seekers we take a quick look at what to prepare and take with to a job interview.

The most important items to bring to a job interview are:

  • Your resume
  • A completed job application
  • Signed reference forms
  • A professional portfolio if necessary for your field

A few additional tips include ensuring your job application and reference forms are complete before the interview. To make the best impression, you don’t want to arrive to meet a potential employer without completed paperwork. If you are in a creative field such as marketing, graphic design or writing, an employer will also want to take a look at your professional portfolio.

If you want more tips on what to bring to a job interview, contact one of our Madison area recruiters for more information at (608) 257-2411.

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Stephanie Beirne Leuer is the Marketing Coordinator at Drake & Company Staffing Solutions, a staffing firm based in Madison, Wisconsin. Drake & Company specializes in temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct hire administrative, clerical and legal placements. Since 1978, Drake has reached beyond skills and qualifications to match candidate personalities with a company’s culture. You can connect with Stephanie by , and you can find Drake & Company on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn and Instagram.