Informational interviews are a great chance to learn more about a new career path and network with professionals in your field.
Informational interviews give you a great chance to learn about new careers, specific jobs, employers or successful people in your industry. Here’s how to request an informational interview.
Perfecting your nonverbal communication is as important as knowing what to say. Here’s how to send the right message with your body language.
Whether your interview is in-person or virtual, here’s what to bring and how to prepare. Use this checklist to ensure you won’t miss anything important.
Interviewers often ask how you would describe yourself or how others would describe you. Don’t skip preparing for this question! Here are 40 examples of traits to get you started.
3 different sample email messages to request an informational interview with people you know and people you don’t know.
Calling a stranger can be intimidating, but often much more effective than an email. Speaking with someone to request an appointment for an informational interview can be a great way to get started, particularly if you already know the person, even if you haven’t spoken to each other in several years. A phone call usually […]
You have a great resume, you passed the phone screening, and now have an interview with the decision maker. But there are five equally qualified people interviewing for the same job you want. How do you distinguish yourself from the competition? Simple: people hire people they like. So, your job in an interview is to […]
This is a collection of sample thank you notes and emails to send immediately after your job interview.
Introverts’ Job Search Expert Wendy Gelberg suggests how introverts can overcome the shyness factor to use informational interviews successfully for their job search.
IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman offers excellent tips preparing for and succeeding at a telephone or Skype job interview.
Use these 5 techniques to build rapport with the interviewer so you are successful in your next job interview.
Ask some or all of these 25+ questions to gather useful information in your informational interviews.
Recruiter Jeff Lipschultz helps you understand what’s going on after that great interview.
Recruiter Jeff Lipschultz coaches you to ask the right questions in an interview, questions that will help you and help you stand out.
Recruiter Jeff Lipschults explains how building a great first impression may be critical to your job search.
Top 10 tips for greater success in informational interviews
Chandlee Bryan, Job-Hunt’s New Grads Job Search Expert, offers 3 tactics to help you stand out from the crowd and land those interviews.
Debra Wheatman, Job-Hunt’s Company Research Expert, Debra Wheatman suggests questions you can ask during discussions with a current employee of your target employer.
This Guide to Successful Interviews helps you prepare for your interview, answer the interview questions, understand the interviewing process, follow up correctly, and succeed.