Many massage therapists start their careers as employees in companies such as spas or clinics.While some therapists continue working in those venues throughout their careers, the majority start a private practice. Even so, many people in private practice augment their income by working part time for another company or take a temporary massage job while going through transitions or relocating. Since you never know if or when you will want to be employed, it's wise to learn interviewing skills before you embark on your career path.
Before your interview, prepare yourself. Research the company: know how long it's been in business, the number of employees and the services it offers. Be ready with answers to the questions the employer is likely to ask. [See Interview Questions and Answers in the Online Resources] The basics of being adept at interviewing center on having excellent communication skills. Role-play the potential interview with a friend. Get feedback. Make any changes necessary so that you can have an excellent interview.