Top 10 Job Interview Tips

Interview Advice That Will Help You Get a Job Offer

These interview tips cover all the basics you need to know to ace a job interview. From checking out the company to sending an interview thank you note, make your interview a success when you follow these tips.

Avoid Interview Mistakes

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What shouldn't you do when interviewing? Check out the most common job interview mistakes, blunders, and errors a candidate for employment can make. Then take the time to prepare before your interview, so you don't have to stress afterwards. More

Dress for Interview Success

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The first impression you make on a potential employer can make a big difference. The first judgement an interviewer makes is going to be based on how you look and what you are wearing. That's why it's always important to dress appropriately for a job interview. More

Improve Your Interview Technique

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A job interview gives you a chance to shine. What you say and do will either move you to the next round of consideration for employment or knock you out of contention More

Take the Time to Say Thank You

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Taking the time to say thank you after a job interview not only is good interview etiquette, but also reinforces your interest in the position. Use your thank you letter, as well, to address any issues and concerns that came up during the interview. More

Practice Interviewing

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Taking the time to review typical interview questions you will probably be asked during a job interview will help give you a framework for your responses. It will also calm your frazzled nerves, because you won't be scrambling for an answer while you're in the interview hot seat. Practice interviewing with a friend or family member ahead of time and it will be much easier when you're actually in a job interview. More

Use Your Contacts

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Who you know at the company you are interviewing with really does matter. Here's how to use your contacts and connections to get an insider advantage so you can ace the interview and impress the interviewer More

Check Out the Company

How much do you know about the company that just contacted you to schedule an interview? It should be plenty, and all the information you need is available online. Here are tips on how to research a company, get the inside scoop on the company culture, and use your connections to get an interview advantage. More

Prepare for a Phone Interview

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While you're actively job searching, it's important to be prepared for a phone interview on a moment's notice. You never know when a recruiter or a networking contact might call and ask if you have a few minutes to talk. Review these tips for advice on how to pull off your phone interview without a hitch. More

Handle a Group Interview

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Interviewing with one person is tough enough, but it's even harder when you have to interview with a group (or panel) of interviewers. Here's how advice on how to ace a panel interview. More

Interview While Dining

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Taking you to breakfast, lunch, or dinner provides the interviewer with a chance to check out your communication and interpersonal skills, as well as your table manners, in a more casual environment than an office setting. Here's advice on how to handle an interview while dining. More

More Job Interview Tips: A - Z List

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More tips for phone interviews, second interviews, lunch and dinner interviews, behavioral interviews, interviewing in public, and additional advice for interview success. More

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