Tips for a Successful Interview


Job interviews are critical to the quality of an organization's people. Good job interview processes and methods increase that quality. The following advices will help you make sure that your own job interview is successful.

Be Yourself

Different people thrive in different environments. The interview gives both the interviewer and interviewee the opportunity to determine whether both sides are compatible in order to ensure a successful relationship. To make the interview effective, relax, speak the truth and always be yourself.

Get to Know Us

We encourage you to become familiar with Lafarge's industry, objectives, goals and the challenges it faces. A great place to start is by visiting the Lafarge Group website. Be able to express why you want to work for Lafarge. The more intelligent and informed you are, the more impressive you will be.


Prepare Ahead of Time

While standard questions might seem easy, it can be difficult to differentiate your responses from that of other applicants. Review your job history and take note of the things that make you stand out as a good employee. Be ready to support past career accomplishments with specific examples targeted toward Lafarge's needs. When asked the question, try to fully understand the question and think it through before answering. Lafarge will be looking for a drive for excellence, professionalism, a "can do" attitude, high integrity and most importantly, a commitment to your own safety and that of others.

Interview Us

You are in the process of making a decision that will impact your career for years to come. Take this opportunity to ask any question you might have about Lafarge's vision and values. Many interviewers provide an overview of the job, but if you still have questions at the end of the interview, ask. Lafarge is committed and more than willing to share its insight to help you make the best decision.