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?
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