Although every job interview is different, there are some common elements that appear in most and some things you can do to prepare yourself for much of what your prospective employers might ask. The links below will get you started thinking about what you should know—and what you should ask. If you have additional questions, give us a call.
Interviewing During Covid-19
- Job Interview Tips in the Age of Social Distancing
- How to Make a Good Impression in a Virtual Job Interview
- 4 Strategies for Nailing the Video Interview
- Understanding Video Interviews - Short video clips to guide you through video interviewing
Types of Interviews
Understanding Different Types of Interviews - Employers may ask you to participate in a few different types of interviews, including phone and video interviews, group interviews, and interviews held over a meal. It is important to understand what is expected of you and prepare accordingly.
Preparing for an Interview
How to answer: "What is your weakness?" (Video)
It's a commonly asked interview question: "What is your weakness?" Employers ask it for insight into how you respond to such a question as well as the substance of your answer. Here are some tips for effective replies.
Following up after an interview
Thank You Email
A thank-you message via email may have a couple of important advantages over the paper-and-ink variety of a thank-you letter. Whichever you choose, it is essential to follow up after an interview!
What to Do After the Interview
While it is okay to relax a bit after the interview, your pre-job work is not yet done. Some follow-up will help keep your name fresh in the minds of the interviewers.
Gender Neutral Interview and Business Clothing
"If your day-to-day attire doesn’t conform to a traditional gender norm, your interview clothing doesn’t have to, either. In this day and age, there should be no position that requires you to dress in a way that makes you uncomfortable."
Professional Dress Tips
Dress codes for every type of job interview--casual or formal.