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Interviews

Until getting the interview, everything about you has only been on paper and you're only a 2D figure to your potential employer. The interview is the time to demonstrate your professional attitude that came across in all your paper documents.

Smart Job Interview Advice No One Tells You
The interview is broken into three major parts. Here's how to make the most of each part in order to leave a positive and lasting impression.

Phone Interviews: How To Put Your Best Voice Forward
Phone interviews vary from in-person interviews because you have to make an impression using only your voice. Here are some tips to make sure your personality and professionalism are coming across using only one of your assets.

51 Interview Questions You Should Be Asking
An interview isn't just about the questions you are being asked. At the end of every interview, the employer should give you a chance to ask questions, don't miss your shot! We recommend having at least 3-5 questions prepared. This will demonstrate your interest in the company and ensure you'll leave a lasting impression while getting your questions answered.

How to Answer the 31 Most Common Interview Questions
There are some questions you'll hear in nearly every interview. Be prepared to answer them with these helpful hints.

The Best Way to Answer "What's Your Biggest Weakness?"
It's the question that everyone struggles to answer: what's your biggest weakness? This is the best, and most authentic, way to answer that difficult question.

30 Things You Should Never Say in a Job Interview
While some questions and statements might seem like common knowledge to you, you'd be surprised what some people will say during a job interview. Make sure to check out this list just to avoid any potentially embarrassing situations.

7 Ways to Banish (Almost) All of Your Pre-Interview Jitters
You get nervous before an interview? The good news is that you're not alone and employers understand the pressure of interviewing. Give yourself a break, take a breathe, and use these suggestions to prep for an interview.

The STAR Job Interview Technique
Behavioral interview questions are formatted to give employers a window into the way you react in different situations. Using the STAR method is a simple way to break down your role and impact on each event and situation in order to fully answer the interviewer's question.

10 Types of Interviews and How to Ace Them
Did you know there's more than one, even more than two, types of interviews? Each one requires different preparation, knowledge, and a level of social intelligence. Make sure you know what to expect for the type of interview you have.

Why Phone Interviews Are So Hard—and How to Ace Them Anyway
Phone interviews are very similar to in-person interviews expect for one paramount difference - the interviewer can't see your face. Body language is half of the way we communicate and without that piece something can feel like it's missing. These steps for a phone interview can help bridge that gap while also avoid other common phone interview mistakes.

Got a Phone Interview? Make it Awesome, Not Awkward
It's always important to prep before an interview. However, for a phone interview, there are a few extra preparation steps to take to ensure there's no miscommunication.

The Ultimate Interview Guide: 30 Prep Tips for Job Interview Success
Practicing your answers for routine interview questions is good preparation for a job interview but preparation goes beyond your answers. Knowing the company and being in the right headspace are crucial to success.

4 Moves You Didn't Realize Make You Look Unprofessional in an Interview
Professionalism is a delecate balance between being genuine and being restrained, both in person and via social media. It's important to make sure you're being true to yourself but don't burn bridges before you even have the job interview.