A job interview is your personal opportunity to showcase your strengths. Preparation, self-assessment, and practice are the keys to a successful interview. Considering the types of questions that will be asked can also help you strengthen your interview skills. Well-prepared candidates feel more comfortable and will more effectively represent their strengths and qualifications to the interviewer. Keep in mind that the interview is simply a conversation. It’s a time where an employer can assess your qualifications and where you can assess the employer as well.
To effectively prepare for an interview, you should know the four key steps to a successful interview, the various types of interview formats you may encounter, and the most effective way to answer core interview questions.
For more in-depth information, explore the following Career Steps online lesson: