The Interview Process
The Interview Process
No matter where you went to school, no matter what your GPA is, no matter how much experience you have, no matter who you know--if you aren't able to interview successfully, you won't get the job.
Following are some insights designed to help you successfully interview and get the job you want. Download the complete packet here.
Interview Do’s and Don’ts
No, you can't cram the night before and "ace" your interview. Take the time to fully prepare yourself for interview success. Learn the important rules to master the interview.
How to Prepare for the Interview
Employers expect today’s applicants to be ready for the interview. Preparation is the key to getting a job.
Self-assessment is a process by which you learn more about yourself. Discover your knowledge, skills and abilities and how they play a major role in your career success.
45 Most Common Interview Questions
Answering job interview questions correctly takes skill, practice, and determination. You need to be prepared for the full spectrum of questions that may be presented.
Behavioral Based Questions
The key to interviewing success is simply being prepared for the questions and having a mental outline to follow in responding to each question because the responses are no longer just “yes” or “no”. Employers want you to “tell them about a time when” or ”describe a situation”. One suggested method to answer behavioral style questions is the STAR approach.
Questions to Ask the Interviewer
Now it is your turn to “interview” the interviewer. It is your opportunity to evaluate whether the position and organization has something to offer you. Remember, the questions you ask are just as critical as the responses you give.
After the Interview
Your final handshake and good-bye is not the end of the interview. Your follow-up and persistence afterwards can be the determining factor in terms of who gets offered the job.
A mock interview is one of the best ways to prepare for an actual employment interview. It allows you to gain experience and practice answering questions which you are likely to be asked by the interviewer.