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Interview Techniques

Your resume gets your foot in the door, but it's up to you to ace the job interview. You need to wear the right clothes, say the right things and present yourself the right way. The slightest mistake---even something as simple as a displeasing accent---can sink you during a job interview, so be sure to check out our slideshows, expert advice and free tips to help you knock your next job interview out of the park.

Interview Techniques Advice

  • Ethnic Hair

    Would a person interviewing be scrutinized because they were wearing a hairstyle that was different from the norm? For instance, as an African-American female interviewing for an executive assistant position in corporate America, could I … Read more...

  • Eager to Please

    I have an interview tomorrow with a prominent company and am very eager to please them. Can you give me some important pointers on interviewing? Read more...

  • Job Search 101: How to Evaluate an Offer

    Just like an interview, a job offer can tell you a great deal about a potential employer. An offer can reveal how serious the employer is about the offer, how valuable you are to the company, and most importantly, whether you should make … Read more...

  • Dream Job: Project Manager

    All of us practice project management in our lives, whether we know it or not. We are all involved in planning and organizing our everyday tasks, career, and work responsibilities. In the business world, project management is a high level … Read more...

  • Job Search 101: Inappropriate Questions

    Have you ever felt uncomfortable about a question someone asked in a job interview? Frankly, some things are none of your prospective employer's business. Moreover, many types of questions are not only inappropriate, but even illegal. Read more...

  • The Weakness Question

    You're sitting in a conference room or office, face-to-face with the person you most want to impress - your prospective boss - and he or she is asking you, "What is your biggest weakness?" How do you answer a question like that? Read more...

  • Interview Brainteasers

    You've heard of those brain teaser questions that may well come between you and a job someday. No matter how much you may prepare yourself for a job interview, you may never be completely ready when that interviewer asks you why manhole … Read more...

  • Job Search 101: Interview Basics

    Despite the etiquette, formality, and inevitable fear factor, job interviews can actually be enjoyable as well as extremely informative. In an interview, where you and the prospective employer begin a mutual relationship based on … Read more...

  • Job Search 101: References that Help You Seal the Deal

    If you are like most people in the midst of a job search, you probably haven’t given your references much thought. You’ve likely spent more time on your resume, cover letter and networking activities. But references can have a significant … Read more...

  • Can a prospective employer ask my last employer what I earned?

    Rarely would a company go behind a candidate's back to verify employment information, but they can and do double-check background information including pay. Read more...