We hosted an interviewing workshop yesterday that focused on the four types of interviews, techniques for preparing for behavioral interview questions, interview prep/general interview advice, and post-interview etiquette.
If you were unable to make it, the presentation slides and recording of the workshop are available in your “Resources” tab on Symplicity. Additionally, you can access the recording of the presentation via this link: http://mediasite.law.umkc.edu/Mediasite/Play/a7e56d3d4cca406da81f3eb296f317931d
The five articles below, from The Muse, are great supplements to the information shared above:
5 Words You Should Never Use to Describe Yourself in an Interview: https://www.themuse.com/advice/5-words-you-should-never-use-to-describe-yourself-in-an-interview
How to Convince an Employer to Take a Chance on You (and Ignore the More Qualified Candidates): https://www.themuse.com/advice/how-to-convince-an-employer-to-take-a-chance-on-you-and-ignore-the-more-qualified-candidates-1
4 Moves You Didn’t Realize Make You Look Unprofessional in an Interview: https://www.themuse.com/advice/4-moves-you-didnt-realize-make-you-look-unprofessional-in-an-interview
5 Survival Tricks Every Introvert Needs to Know Before Going on an Interview: https://www.themuse.com/advice/5-survival-tricks-every-introvert-needs-to-know-before-going-on-an-interview
8 Rules You Should Memorize Before You Go on Any Interview That Involves Food: https://www.themuse.com/advice/8-rules-you-should-memorize-before-you-go-on-any-interview-that-involves-food
The interview process is dynamic and unique dependent on the employer and interviewers. While the above articles identify helpful tips and tricks, the two foundational steps in preparing for the interview process are: 1) being able to articulate your skills and your experiences, and 2) having the confidence to be your own best advocate.
For more personalized interviewing tips and tricks, please contact a Career Center representative at firstname.lastname@example.org.