Interviewing is perhaps one of the most nerve-wracking aspects of the job search process. It is natural to feel nervous about the prospect of sitting across from a professional in your field and answering questions about your background, experiences and qualifications. The good news is that interviewing is a skill to be learned, not an innate ability that we are or are not born with. Because interviewing involves learning and applying different techniques and strategies, there is much you can do to prepare for your next interview. The following documents will help you in that process:
This guide explains everything you need to know about the employment interview process, including stages of the interview process; tips for preparation; types of interviews; and sample employer and candidate questions.
This link will help you figure out how you might answer some of the most common interview questions:
This is where you do the interviewing. Informational interviewing refers to a process of interviewing a professional for information related to your career. The Informational Interviewing guide explains more about the process, and what you need to do before, during, and after the interview to achieve the best outcome.
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