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Interview Tips

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Interview Tips

Learn more about opportunities at Hancock Whitney


People are our most important asset and that's why we are proud to share our Core Values which allow us to serve our clients and communities, and our Employee Commitment which ensures that our associates have access to comprehensive benefits, training and education, and opportunities for growth.


When you choose a career with Hancock Whitney, we pledge a heartfelt promise: You can grow. You have a voice. You are important.


Choose from many career opportunities while enjoying a first-class working environment, competitive wages, superb benefits packages and numerous opportunities for advancement.

Before the Interview

  • Make sure your resume is current, accurate and free of typos and grammatical errors.

  • Ask questions in advance.

  • With whom will you be meeting?

  • Where should you go? Get directions and parking information in advance of your interview.

  • What should you wear? It’s generally better to overdress than underdress.

  • Review the job description.

  • Do some research on the company. Our website is a great source of information.

  • Be prepared to answer typical interview questions about yourself and your work history.

  • Be ready to provide specific examples of achievements and past experiences.

  • Plan ahead. Give yourself plenty of time to get to your interview so you are not rushed or hurried.

During the Interview

  • Remember to relax and be yourself.

  • Be prepared to tell the interviewer about yourself and your work experiences.

  • Be mindful of nonverbal communication, like maintaining eye contact.

  • Actively listen to the interviewer. If you do not understand a question, ask for clarification or more information.

  • Be clear and concise in your answers; avoid using slang or jargon. Provide specific, concrete examples when possible.

  • Be sure to ask follow up questions and about next steps.


After the Interview

  • As a courtesy, follow up with a thank you message expressing appreciation for the interviewer’s time.

  • If you have not received any feedback within the time frame given to you, reach out to your recruiter for further information.