The Interview

Discovery Resource # ST-06
Resource Topic: Interviewing
Planning Tools: Survival Tool
Career Phase: Search & Interview
Description: Two sides to the “job coin”
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There are few moments more frightening than coming face-to-face with a Grizzly.

While a prospective employer is not a life-threatening adversary like a Grizzly, for unprepared residents, the first interview can be just as frightening.

How will you prepare for interviews? What questions will YOU ask? What questions will THEY ask? What do you wear? How will you follow up?

In this chapter, you will research job openings and organizations that may be a potential match with your priorities. Then you’ll prepare for interviews by identifying appropriate questions and preparing your responses to common interview questions. By the end, you’ll be ready to face interviews with confidence rather than fright.
While there are always new challenges in any adventure, with good preparation you’ll put your best foot forward and identify a good opportunity quickly!

Get your shoes shined. We’re going out
  • Prepare for job interviews, including how to communicate effectively during a job interview.
  • Dress for success.
  • Develop a winning mindset, self-awareness, and practical interviewing strategies.
  • Answer tough questions during a job interview.
  • Differentiate yourself from the applicant pool and position yourself for a job offer.
  • Effectively follow up after job interviews.