Prepare for an Interview

Do you have an interview coming up? Your resume helped you get past the initial screening – now it is time to sell yourself!  Learn tips about what types of questions, and what employers are looking for during professional interviews. Want to perform a mock interview with a Career Advising Peer?

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These 7 Interview Skills Will Help You Stand Out From the Pack

Having conducted hundreds of interviews—both mock interviews with career coaching clients and real interviews as part of search committees—and seen what the outcomes are, I can say with confidence that getting through the hiring process and landing a job is …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
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How to Respond to “Walk Me Through Your Resume”—and Get Your Interview Started on the Right Note

When you begin any job interview, your interviewer is likely to start the conversation with some sort of introductory question. Because of this, “Tell me about yourself” is one of the most common interview questions in any job search. But …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How Active Listening Can Boost Your Career (and How to Do It Right)

People often assume it’s what they say that matters most in job interviews or in conversations with supervisors or coworkers. After all, you can’t prove yourself and what you’re capable of without first telling the people around you what you …

By Leah Campbell - The Muse
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3 Tricky Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

All interview questions are not created equally. Some only require you to provide basic information, while others require long answers and can be very hard to navigate. Below you’ll find three questions that fall into the latter category, along with specific tactics …

By Matt Casadona - Vault
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How to Dress for Video Interview Success

Since the onset of the pandemic, video interviews have become the norm. And long after Covid-19 is a thing of the past, it’s a good bet that video interviews will be here to stay. This means you need to become …

By Mariam Simmons - Vault
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