If your resume is working for you, you will land plenty of interviews. But then what?
1. Can you really handle any type of interview scenario from phone interview to dinner interview to group interview and more?
2. Do you know what a stress interview is and how to beat it, or what questions you should be posing to the interviewer?
3. Are you an engineer, manager, techie, nurse, teacher, or entry-level candidate and don't have a clue as to what questions you might be asked?
4. What about a behavior-based interview? Do you know what it is and what comprises a successful strategy for responding?
5. Have you ever faced a case interview and blown it? What could you have done instead?
6. Will your interview attire be appropriate for your industry and relay an impressive first impression?
7. How can you avoid the common make-or-break interview mistakes?
8. Have you sufficiently prepared in advance of your phone or face-to-face interview, or do you plan on "winging it"?
9. What about a thank-you letter afterwards - know what to say that could really sway the decision-makers?
10. Do you know the two most important post-interview activities?
If these questions have your head spinning, then you need to check out The Interviewing Cheat Sheet: 100 Resources for Interviewers and Candidates. The HRWorld Editors have produced a comprehensive guide with links to articles and other helpful interview tools. In fact, they include a section for employers on how to interview candidates. Wouldn't it be wise if you are a job seeker to read those articles as well?
Complement these resources with the CareerHub Insider's Guide to Interviewing and you will find yourself in a much better position to "win" the interview. After all, your job-search efforts all culminate in persuading the critical decision-makers that you are indeed the best hire. Why not find out what they are really looking for, prepare to your utmost, and then pull off a stunning win?