Few things create stress, anticipation, and fear quite like the prospect of an interview. Take a deep breath, relax, and concentrate on how to sell yourself most effectively.
An interview enables an employer to evaluate a candidate's personality, qualifications, non-verbal communication, punctuality, and general appearance. An interview also enables an employer to ask specific questions and observe a candidate’s responses in a high-stress situation. You not only need to show the employer that you know about the job and the
How to get started:
- For more specifics regarding how to make a positive impression and a variety of practice questions, check out the complete Interview Skills Guide.
- In a pinch and need
a tipsnow? Read our Quick Tips to Ace Your Interview.
- Like to write things down to help you remember them? Complete our interview preparation worksheet.
- Not sure how to dress for your interview? Check out Dressing for Success.
- Do you have a case interview to prepare for? Check out our Case Interview Resources.
Yes, you must take the time to prepare in advance for each interview to increase your likelihood of receiving an offer. Practice is key. Find a friend who will provide you with honest feedback or schedule a mock interview with the Career Center.
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