Interview Tips

Helpful interview tips.

Found an opportunity you are excited about?
Great! Check out some of our best interview tips.

Before the interview

  • Make sure your resume is current, accurate and free of typos and grammatical errors.
  • Ask questions in advance.
  • With whom will you be meeting?
  • Where should you go? Get directions and parking information in advance of your interview.
  • What should you wear? It’s generally better to overdress than underdress.
  • Review the job description.
  • Do some research on the company. Our website is a great source of information.
  • Be prepared to answer typical interview questions about yourself and your work history.
  • Be ready to provide specific examples of achievements and past experiences.
  • Plan ahead. Give yourself plenty of time to get to your interview so you are not rushed or hurried.

 

During the interview

  • Remember to relax and be yourself.
  • Be prepared to tell the interviewer about yourself and your work experiences.
  • Be mindful of nonverbal communication, like maintaining eye contact.
  • Actively listen to the interviewer. If you do not understand a question, ask for clarification or more information.
  • Be clear and concise in your answers; avoid using slang or jargon. Provide specific, concrete examples when possible.
  • Be sure to ask follow up questions and about next steps.

 

After the interview

  • As a courtesy, follow up with a thank you message expressing appreciation for the interviewer’s time.
  • If you have not received any feedback within the time frame given to you, reach out to your recruiter for further information.