In order to get hired by a family, in-person, phone, and virtual video interviews are essential to the hiring process.

In-Person Interview Tips

  • Dress professionally and have a well groomed appearance.

  • Bring a copy of your driver’s license and any current professional licenses, such as a CNA license.

  • Bring at least three written professional references or a list of contact numbers for the family to call. Professional references should not include friends or family.

  • Bring a copy of your resume and cover letter, if you have one.

Phone Interview Tips

  • Be an active listener - engage the family with insightful questions and repeat back what they've told you.

  • Use a positive tone throughout your conversation.

  • Have your resume and at least three professional references or list of contact numbers ready to speak about.

  • Speak clearly and friendly.

Virtual Video Interviews

  • Much like an in-person interview, you should dress professionally and have a well groomed appearance.

  • Prepare your resume and list of references to speak about.

  • Ask insightful questions and repeat back what the family has told you about the position.

  • Make sure your webcam has proper lighting and your microphone is clear.

Possible interview questions to consider:

  • Why did you become a caregiver?

  • What does your ideal caregiving job look like?

  • What are your long-term career goals? 

  • Explain your strengths and weaknesses.

  • Describe a challenging experience and how you overcame it. 

  • Are there any duties in the job description that you are uncomfortable with?

  • What is your preferred work schedule? Do you have any flexibility?

  • What is your desired hourly rate? 

ℹ️  If you are still having trouble or have any other questions, please send us an email at support@carelinx.com with a detailed description of your issue and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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