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Interviewing skills

Both skill and art are needed to turn an interview into an opportunity. But preparation may be the biggest determination of success at converting an interview into a job, an internship or an important career move.

To help you prepare, try out Big Interview for free in partnership with Capital One! Use it to learn and practice your interview skills, whether you're interviewing for a job or graduate school.

Prepare for Success

Big Interview - Practice before your interview

Nine Essentials for Success

What an Interviewer Looks For

Professional Dress

Tips for those with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Tips for Interviewing with American Employers

Interview for Success

The interview is the most efficient way for you and the representative of an employer to get to know each other.

However, research and preparation will significantly increase your interviewing performance and positive outcome. You cannot exactly rehearse your role in an upcoming interview because you don't know what cues will be given to you.

Common courtesy, good common sense and being yourself is always encouraged.

While there is no single correct way to conduct an interview, these are some basic rules and situations common to most interviews.

Before the Interview

During the Interview

Phone and Video Interviews

Interview Questions

Common Questions

Tough Interview Questions & Answers

Education Interview Questions

Questions You Can Ask

Job Selection Tests

After the Interview


Informational Interviews

What Is It?

Steps to Success

Suggested Questions

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