Many people would want to be a model. Modeling can be financially rewarding and can also provide many other benefits; many find the profession exciting and enjoy the varied experiences, while exploring new cultures/countries, meeting new people and most importantly being part of the fascinating fashion industry.
This article provides fashion modeling interview questions and suggested interview answers for the same.
Job Interview Questions for Modeling Positions
Here are 10 common questions:
- Tell us about yourself: Why do you want to work as a model? Why are you interested in this career?
- Tell us about your education: Have you attended fashion modeling courses? What related courses or studies have you taken?
- Why would you think you’re fit to be a model?
- What are your goals as a model? How do you see yourself progress in this field?
- What do you know about the advertisement industry, advertising psychology and photography?
- How do you communicate with people? Are you patient? Are you friendly? How open are you to clients’ requirements?
- Do you eat nutritiously? How often do you exercise or go to the gym?
- What do you hope to accomplish at our modeling agency?
- Do you have any limitations? Would you model any kind of clothing at all?
- State your availability: would you travel? Work full-time, part time? Any hours?
Tips on answering:
Key factors for entry levels positions are – communication skills, patience, an interesting face and good body shape, training and proper motivation.
Additionally, a fashion model must be mature enough to know his/her goals and objectives within this demanding career and a clear understanding of the modeling business and its requirements.
As you answer all questions, be truthful and tactful. Why do you have this passion for modeling? Speak about your interest in this field and about the skills you posses that qualify you to become a successful model.
Why should they hire you? It is not just because you have a wonderful smile and sweet face; your patience, listening skills and general attitude are very important. As you answer questions, let your positivity and enthusiasm show.
See also – Why do you want to be a Model
Job Interviews in the Fashion Industry