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Jobseekers: Prepping For Interviews

Prepping for Interviews


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Different Interview Types...

How To Ace A Phone Interview

A good résumé may no longer be enough to get you in the door. Increasingly companies or their outside recruiters want you to go through a telephone interview first. Continue reading from Forbes

10 Tips to Avoid Bombing Your Skype Interview 

More and more employers are conducting initial job interviews over Skype or other online video services, hoping to get a better feel for candidates than a phone conversation might allow. But interviewing well via video requires a whole different type of preparation than a more traditional phone screen does. Continue reading from U.S. News

6 Tips on How to Ace an In-Person Interview 

You made it through the resume critique and the phone screen. Now all you need to do is ace the in-person interview and that offer could be yours! Continue reading from Barton Careers

Industry Specific Interview Questions...

Interview Questions Listed by Type of Job

In addition to the general interview questions applicants are typically asked at job interviews there are also job specific interview questions that candidates will be expected to answer. Continue reading from The Balance

10 Industries and Their Most Common Interview Questions

Here are ten industries and career fields, and the types of specific questions that are likely to come up when you interview for a job in each particular line of work. Continue reading from Dummies

Interview Q&A: What Do You Know About This Industry

No one wants to hire someone that does not know the intricacies of their field. Show that you know your stuff and that you would be a valuable employee. Continue reading LiveCareer

Interview Do's and Dont's...


  • Research the company and the position you’re applying for.
  • Research common interview questions and practice your answers.
  • Dress appropriately for the job you want, be neatly groomed, and dress relatively conservatively. Bring breath mints.
    Continue reading from LinkedIn


  • Rehearse your answers so much that you sound like you’re just reciting from memory.
  • Dress too casually, too flamboyantly or in revealing clothing.
  • Arrive smelling (too much perfume, cigarette smoke, etc.)
    Continue reading from LinkedIn

General Interview Questions...

How to Answer the 31 Most Common Interview Questions

While we unfortunately can't read minds, we'll give you the next best thing: a list of the 31 most commonly asked interview questions and answers. Continue reading from The Muse

How To Ace The 50 Most Common Interview Questions 

Glassdoor sifted through tens of thousands of interview reviews to find the 50 most common questions. Continue reading from Forbes

100 top job interview questions—be prepared for the interview

Interview questions can run the gamut. It's unlikely you'll face all 100 of these, but you should still be prepared to answer at least some of them. Continue reading from Monster


After the Interview...

It’s true that some employers expect a thank-you letter after an interview. It’s a gesture that reinforces your interest in the role, while also showcasing good manners. When you write a thank-you note after an interview, you gain yet another opportunity to influence your potential employer's decision. If you write a thank-you note, you can reiterate your interest in and qualifications for the position.  Continue reading from Indeed

Resources from the Collection

Link to Knock em Dead Job Interview by Martin Yate
Link to Get a Job! by John Fry in Freading
Link to High-Impact Interview Questions by Victoira Hoevemeyer in the catalog
Link to Ultimate INterview by Lynn Williams in the catalog
Link to 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Question by Ron Fry in Freading
Link to Powerful Phrases for Sucesful INterviews by Tony Beshara in the catalog
Link to Nail the Job Interview by Caryl Rae Krannich in Hoopla
Link to What Color is Your Parachute by Katherine Brooks in the catalog
Link to Competency-based interviews by Robin Kessler in the catalog
Link to 301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions by Vicky Oliver in Freading
Link to Acing the Interview by Tony Beshara in Freading
Link to 101 Smart Questions to Ask on Your Interview by Ron Fry in Freading