Whether you’re going in for your first cosmetic laser technician job or interviewing for a new laser technician career, you want to be prepared. Below you will find the 10 most common laser technician interview questions and suggestions with how to answer them.
1. What experience do you have with lasers?
For this question, you should answer with the brands of lasers you’ve been trained on or used on clients in the past. You should also mention how many years you’ve been performing laser treatments and what types of treatments you’ve performed. If this is your first time going out for a cosmetic laser technician job, mention where you’ve received your laser training from and what brands of lasers you used in school.
2. What interests you about this laser technician position?
Now is your time to explain what caught your eye about this company. This means you’ll have to do your research in order to articulate why this laser clinic or medical spa is best fit for you. You should also explain why you’re passionate about working as a laser technician in this particular position.
3. What important qualities do you have that makes you a great laser technician?
Don’t withhold your modesty on this one! Cosmetic laser technicians should be very friendly with all customers, strive to build relationships and continue client retention, have a strong focus on laser safety, have the best intentions for their clients, work with integrity, and so on. Be sure and focus on a few that really hit home for you!
4. What is your greatest strength as a laser tech?
This is a good time to give an example. Tell a good story where you’ve excelled in your line of work and bring the story back to focusing on what that in particular is your greatest strength.
5. What you can improve in your line of work?
Nobody likes admitting negative qualities, so it’s always important show just how you’ve been working on improving a weakness in particular. For instance, maybe you weren’t good at upselling clients toward new treatments but once you began discussing options, there was an increase in your sales.
6. Why did you choose laser technician as your career?
This would be a great place to tell an interesting story of why you decided to become a laser technician. Make sure it’s positive and showcases how passionate you are as a laser technician!
National Laser Institute is the leading cosmetic laser school in the nation and was the first to pioneer the cosmetic laser training curriculum. To learn more, simply call 800-982-6817.