Interview Skills

Preparing for Your Ideal Role

 

The position that José has always dreamed of has just opened up in his company. While he's confident in his ability to do the job, he's been with his organization for a long time, which means he needs to spend time relearning his interview skills if he wants to impress the management team.

Like José, all of us need to "brush up" on our interviewing skills from time to time; and there are many reasons why you need to be able to answer tough questions and stay cool under pressure. Perhaps you're looking for a promotion.

Maybe your firm is going through a restructuring process, and you now need to re-interview for your own job. Or, you may need solid interviewing skills when pitching your firm's services to a new client. In this article and video we'll review the skills you need to prepare for – and ace – your next interview.

Ace your next interview with these six practical tips.

Tip:

Many of the strategies we present in this article are based around job interviews. However, as we've already mentioned, you can use these strategies in a range of other situations.

Preparation

There's no doubt that interviews can be stressful. It's no fun for anyone to get this sort of grilling!

However, the more time you spend preparing for the interview, the more confident you're going to feel. That confidence will be noticed, favorably, by your interviewer. So, follow these steps:

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