Chapter 10

Before the Interview


check Getting ready for your interview

check Rehearsing before the interview

check Knowing what to expect from the interview process

check Getting acquainted with common interview tools

Landing your first interview is a big step in your quest for the right job. You’ve figured out what kind of job you want, you know where you want to work, and you’ve searched for and applied to jobs that interest you. Now you need to make sure you do well in your interviews so you get a job offer. The job interview process may seem daunting. Recent grads say this is one of the most difficult parts of the job search. With some preparation and knowledge, you won’t have to worry about your interviews.

In this chapter, I fill you in on resources to help you research employers and their industries. I also explain the various types of interviews, the steps involved, and the different stakeholders.

Just as important as the interview is the channel through which it is conducted. In this chapter, I provide an overview of some popular interview tools and technologies so you can better ...

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