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    first hvac job interview

    I graduated from trade school a few months and haven't really touched a unit since then. I've been putting out resumes since then and I now have my first interview in a few days. I was wanting to know what I should study beforehand as I am a little rusty. Thanks

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    Be honest..don't say you know everything..

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    Good luck.just be honest.

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    Believe me they know you don't know much. Do a brief look over your notes but do not worry to much. Just make sure at the end of the interview they think you will be a go getter. You will be happy with any task given and you will strive to improve and be the best investment they made. Good luck.
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    Fart and ask them why did they **** their pants.

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    They will not expect you to know everything and realize you will need to be trained. You need to appear trainable. And clean, respectful etc.

    If they allude to anything concerning availability, you need to convey to them in one way or another, that you have nothing in your way and you will be there on time and ready to work.

    That's all they want at this point.

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    What everybody else said, plus do a bit of research about the company you are interviewing at and have a few questions to ask at the end of the interview. I'm sure some will disagree with me on this, but dress for the position you are applying. You don't need a 3 piece suit for a technician interview. A nice button down shirt (tie optional imho) with Docker or similar pants and decent shoes. Have tools and work clothes in your vehicle so if they ask when you can start you can tell them "right now". Prepare to answer some of the most often asked questions. Why should we hire you, your strengths and weaknesses, etc. Be relaxed, get a good nights rest, and be yourself. Good luck!
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    The biggest thing in interviews is having the ability to sell yourself. Show that you are eager and ready to work. Show energy and the willingness to do whatever they want you to do. Stressing that you will always be there and on time is a big one. Make sure to say that they will not be disappointed if givin the opertunity. Last but not least. Always look the interviewer in the eyes. Never let your eyes wander over to the picture of his beautiful daughter. That won't work in your favor. TRUST ME!

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    Thanks for the replies. Another question I have is pay. What is a fair hourly pay rate for a first hvac job?

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    first hvac job interview

    Quote Originally Posted by grahamrw2 View Post
    Thanks for the replies. Another question I have is pay. What is a fair hourly pay rate for a first hvac job?
    What do you feel you are worth?


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