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hi,,,,I went to school for medical assistant/ admin,,a while ago,,,,,,,,,hardly any jobs due to the economy ,,well tom at noon i have an interview,,,,,perfect 9-1..i have 3 kids,,,,,,,It is a foot dr......i want this so bad,,,,,please help give me pointers for the best interview!!! thanks ......

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:39 AM on Jan. 18, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • Sit with good posture, do not play with hair, keep eye contact and BE RELAXED!!! After the interview, send a thank you card for his time and considering you for the position.

    Answer by krazyash023 at 10:46 AM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • Be sure and keep your hands away from your face. Sometimes in nervous situations we fidget with our face. Also, do not speak negatively about any other boss, even if a previous boss was truly an ogre. Let him know that you are willing to learn anything and also that you are a "people person". Look your best, don't overdress, but just a tad bit better than you would be expected to wear in the position you are applying for. Not too much makeup (women who interview don't like someone that looks like a tart, LOL), but office makeup is perfect.

    Answer by lifeasinoit at 10:51 AM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • Relax. If you're nervous you might find yourself stuttering or losing your train of thought. Think about things you might be asked and how you would respond to those questions. Smile. Keep your head up and maintain eye contact. Clear your throat before you enter the office so your voice is clear. Don't forget to breathe and take a deep breath just before entering the room.

    You'll be fine hon! My sister is studying to be a medical assistant right now. So I know all the hard work you've put into this. Remind yourself that you are qualified and be confident in your skills.

    Good luck!

    Answer by amethystrse at 10:57 AM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • Talk with confidence! Don't say anything negative about your situation of not finding a job or any weaknesses that you have. Tell them that you CAN do this job and you CAN do it well. Tell them that you're very excited to be there and present yourself professionally. Make eye contact. Good luck!

    Answer by hgibsonorc at 11:38 AM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • I just say go with the flow. Answer as truthfully and show a good attitude. Look the interviewer in the eye, dress well(actually light colors make you stand out so I would advise that), and be confident that you can do this job.

    Answer by LaurenKaye29 at 12:43 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • i wonder how many applicants they ae interviewing?

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:01 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

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