The next tips from Ecole hotelière de Lausanne “How to interview like a pro?” blog series will guaranty you make a great first impression. Our internship and career office manager, Eric Molle, explains how to behave during a hospitality interview.
Always bring a copy of your resume and cover letter, just in case they're needed. If the committee wants to see any other documents, take them along on a USB key.
Look everyone in the eye, listen, and answer the question.
Hospitality recruiters often meet several candidates in a row. Always try to be engaging, while offering succinct explanations to the question. If you aren't sure what's being asked, it's alright to ask the interviewer to repeat the question.
Finally, always remember to ask a few questions when it's your turn to demonstrate your knowledge and interest.