Preparation is essential for an interview. Don't be blindsided during an interview. Prepare answers to every question that may be asked you. Learn strategies to succeed in any interview situation.
Receiving an invitation to interview is a sign that you are conducting a successful job search. You passed the resume test and likely found a position that is a good professional fit for you. This chapter will explore the different types of interviews you might face, the topics that are most likely to be covered in the interview, and techniques to prepare before the interview. We will cover what to expect after the first interview and how to deal with rejection, acceptance, and salary negotiation.
Be prepared! Through this process, you will need to deliver the thirty-second commercial described in an earlier chapter on networking. This professional pitch comes in handy when preparing to articulate your strengths in an interview situation.