Interviewing

student preparing to meet an employer

Interviewing

Interviews are a critical part of the hiring process for both employers and candidates. As a candidate, you are able to obtain information about the job and the organization, determine whether the fit is good for you, and impress the employer. The interviewer can promote his or her organization, gather information about you, and assess your qualifications.

Types of Interviews

Although you will find some consistency in your interview preparation, the structure of the interview, and the information you want to convey, your interview experience will vary depending on your career pursuits and the practices of the respective organizations you are pursuing.  Below is a list of different interview formats to become familiar with. Although there are a variety of formats, in most interview situations, you will know which type to expect.