Daymond John's Tips for Acing the Interview

Thursday, 24 May 2018 Posted by ISPA

Daymond John's Tips for Acing the Interview

With so much growth in the spa industry — ISPA research in 2017 found that there were currently more than 30,000 available jobs — and such a competitive talent pool, good interviewing skills have never been more important.

2018 ISPA Conference & Expo keynote speaker Daymond John is a renowned businessman, innovative thinker, and a co-star on ABC’s Shark Tank. Years of experience as an entrepreneur have made John an expert on job interviews, both as an interviewer and interviewee.

Follow the link below to hear John’s top three tips for job interviews; as an interviewer, these are three things that you should be listening for when you’re speaking with a job candidate.

Hear Daymond John’s Top 3 Interview Tips

As for John’s favorite interview question?

“When was the last time something happened to you that was beyond your control?”

According to John, how someone answers reveals their drive and motivation, because very few things are ever truly beyond someone's control. John looks for those who take ownership of their successes and their failures, rather than blaming them on outside circumstances. In today’s spa industry, finding a candidate who takes ownership like that can be the difference between a good and bad hire.

You can be sure to expect more insights like these — plus a healthy dose of motivation — in John's keynote at the ISPA Conference & Expo this fall.


From September 24 to 26, spa industry leaders from around the world with gather for in Phoenix, Arizona for the 2018 ISPA Conference & Expo. The premier event of its kind, the ISPA Conference & Expo brings together high-level education, an expansive expo floor and meaningful professional networking for one incredible event.

You can learn more about the 2018 ISPA Conference & Expo here.

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