Nov 15, 2019 - 09:43 AM
For example, if the job you're seeking at Gainsight is "strategic engagement manager" in customer success, then you'll note that the job posting mentions they want someone who can make "comprehensive weekly status reports and communication plans to executive sponsors and internal/external project teams."
While you may not be adept in every skill listed, try to convey your strengths that will help you meet each requirement, such as attention to detail or great organizational or communication skills.
Before you do any first interview, check out the company's website. The "About Us" pages highlight what the business considers important, so you need to become familiar with those issues and find ways to highlight how you can help the company achieve those objectives – or show how you are passionate about issues they emphasize, such as "customer success."
A recruiter's initial phone interview will usually be a way to identify whether you have the right skills, experience, and attitude. If they consider you a viable candidate, then you will be called for another interview with a company manager or asked for an in-person interview.