Interviewing Tips

Interview Prep

  • Research standard interview questions that may be asked and prepare responses.
  • Research the organization and familiarize yourself with the position description.
  • Prepare interview questions to ask the employer.
  • Double check the location of the employer and figure how long it takes to travel to the destination.

Interview Formats

  • Phone/Zoom/Skype Interview
  • One-on-One Personal Interview
  • Group/Panel Interview
  • Meal Interview

Interview Questions

  • Common Questions
    • Tell me about yourself.
    • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
    • Why are you interested in this position?
  • Behavior-Based Questions
    • Describe a time when you had to adapt to a difficult situation.
    • Tell me about a time when you worked effectively under pressure.
    • Give an example of a goal you reached. Tell me how you achieved it.
  • Situational Questions
    • Where do you see yourself in five years?
    • How would you handle an unhappy customer?
    • If you were asked to give a speech to new employees, what would it be over?

Professional Dress

  • First impressions are determined by the way you dress and act.
  • It’s better to be overdressed than underdressed.
  • Try on your outfit before the day of the interview.
  • Neatness and personal hygiene do make a difference!