Ace the Interview

Know your interview types.

Employers may want to interview you in a variety of formats. Here are tips for how to approach each one.

Assesses how you handle yourself in social situations. Select light, easy things to eat that won't make a mess. Do not order alcohol even if others do.

These may be done by phone to determine if you have the minimum qualifications for a job. Emphasize succinctly and directly that you possess the desired skills/abilities for the position.

The most common interview type. In addition to selling your key strengths, ask what problems the supervisor is facing and suggest strategies to resolve the issues.

Used to see if you'll "fit in" with other potential coworkers. Focus on being agreeable and approachable rather than someone with all the answers.