Email HR for clarification
Research the job description
Research the company
Based on research, practice interview questions
Nice to Haves:
Curate online presence
Review existing employees/roles on LinkedIn
Know someone who knows someone
Study the Job Description
Business Applications Analyst
Analyzes business and technical information and provides analytical support
to business decisions making; collaborates with internal customers to
understand business needs and opportunities
Provides intermediate to complex analysis supporting the planning and
implementation of systems and upgrades and process changes; coordinates,
prepares, and delivers training to customers and peers that cover new or
upgraded applications and processes; leads / participates in development and
/ or maintenance of business analytics and decision support solutions
Performs and may coordinate business and application support; analyzes
discrepancies and system failures; facilitates and performs resolution
activities to minimize business impact and avoid future exposure; informs
team leadership and business partners of business implications associated
with those events and develops recommendations to mitigate future impact
Advises customers on matters related to overall business analytics and
decision support solutions; maintains understanding of business processes,
supporting applications, and strategic direction; collaborates and exchanges
information with team members, customers, and information services to
ensure dependencies, risks, and opportunities are identified
Think Outside the Box
Dr. Art Markman:
Most creative people in any field are people who have a tremendous amount
Openness reflects how much you are motivated to consider new ideas,
concepts, and experiences.
Whenever you want to think about a problem or situation differently, you
have to ask your memory a different question.
What question do you have for me?
How long have you been at this company? What have you done here?
What does a typical day in this position look like?
What opportunities are there for career advancement?
What kind of influence can entry level employees have?
What emphasis/opportunities for continued education and
training are there?
Dear <<INTERVIEWER’s NAME>>,
I hope you’re having a great week? <<MENTION SOMETHING
PERSONAL INTERVIEWER MENTIONED DURING INTERVIEW.>>
I am even more excited about the <<POSITION NAME>> and
working at <<COMPANY>> after our interview. <<EXCITED ABOUT
???>> When you talked about <<JOB TASK>> I knew my
experience doing <<SOMETHING RELATED TO JOB TASK>> would
help in preparation for that role.
I continue to work hard in my remaining classes but if there’s
additional focus that might help me prepare for this industry,
please let me know. Please let me know if there’s additional
information I can provide. I look forward to hearing back and
cannot tell you how much I appreciated your time.