Though interviewing may rank with having your wisdom teeth
extracted on the list of life's most painful moments, it
doesn't have to be all discomfort and anxiety. Even if you
don't think you're at your best under pressure, there are
techniques you can use that will maximize your chances of
getting an interview with the company of your choice and
then secure a job offer once you've been granted a face-to-face
It's almost impossible to get a job without going through
an interview first. But sometimes getting that first interview
can seem near impossible. One solution is the informational
You (hopefully) wouldn't take a final exam without studying
the material first. Interviews also require focused preparation.
As any career coach will tell you, it's what you do after
the interview that can set you apart from the masses.