Preparation for a Successful Interview
Preparing in advance is a vital aspect of successful interviewing. How you dress, what you bring to the interview, how you greet the interviewer, and how you communicate can all make a big difference in the outcome of the interview. The information, videos and resources presented here will help you with your interview prep. You’re also encouraged to schedule an appointment with your Career Coach to make sure you’re well prepared for your next interview.
INTERVIEW SUCCESS STRATEGIES
Preparing ahead of time is crucial for a successful interview. To get advice from current recruiters plus tips to help you get started with your interview preparation, read more.
TYPES OF INTERVIEWS
- Behavioral Interviews – Popular interview technique focused on actions and behaviors.
- Screening Interviews – Common first step to assess an applicant’s level of interest and preparation.
- Informational Interviews – Used by students and job seekers to learn about a career path or organization.
COMMON INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
It’s a good idea to think about how you will respond to the most commonly asked interview questions prior to an interview. If you’re curious what some of the most common questions are, continue reading.
QUESTIONS TO ASK AN EMPLOYER
At the end of an interview, it’s common for an interviewer to ask if you have any questions. To be prepared with a few great questions, keep reading.
RESEARCH THE COMPANY
Prior to an interview, it’s important to learn about the organization. For suggestions about what to look for and where to find it, read more.
PRACTICE INTERVIEWING - BIG INTERVIEW
Big Interview is an online tool that combines training and practice to help improve your interview technique. To begin using this valuable tool, learn more.
DRESSING FOR AN INTERVIEW
Dressing professionally for an interview shows respect for yourself, the interviewer, and the company. To learn more about how you should dress, continue reading.
INTERVIEW ADVICE VIDEOS
Check out this library of Interview Prep Videos! They contain valuable interview advice and strategies and were produced by UNT recruiters and Career Center staff.
INTERVIEW POLICIES FOR STUDENTS AND ALUMNI
Learn about the policies to follow when interviewing on and off campus and virtually by reading more.