NFL JOB SHADOW PROGRAM
SUCCESS BEYOND THE GAME
Get your mind right.
DON'T BE LATE = know the exact time, place, name, and directions to the company.
Know the interviewer's name and how to pronounce it.
Research the company to show your interest and knowledge.
Prepare questions for the interviewer.
Practice being interviewed beforehand.
Dress professionally and bring note taking materials.
“If you look good, you feel good. If you feel good, you play good. If you play good, they pay good.”
Greet interviewer formally using their last name until they allow first names.
Be confident ... give a firm handshake.
Wait to sit ... be attentive.
Communicate with enthusiasm and maintain a pleasant demeanor.
Avoid trash talking, especially about a past employer...always be positive!
Thank them for their time with a handshake and ask relevant time-frame questions.
Stay ready...do your homework
How would you describe yourself?
What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses?
How do you deal with problems you've encountered? Give example.
What are your long-term career goals?
What qualifications do you possess to fill the position?
Why are you seeking a position with this company?
Why should we hire you?
What is the company's culture?
What are the expectations of me as a new employee?
Would you help me understand the primary objective of this role?
How does the company's performance review and evaluation program work?
Would you help me understand the management philosophy of this company?