12 Steps to a Winning Interview

  1. Understand the employer’s point of view
  2. Develop your own information goals
  3. Get all the interview appointment information you need
  4. Assess your own strengths and weaknesses
  5. Learn all you can about the job requirements
  6. Match your skills to the job requirements
  7. Plan how you will look as carefully as you plan what to say
  8. Turn nervous energy into positive energy through relaxation, visualization, and rational thinking
  9. Know the types of interviews and their general format
  10. Know the kinds of questions you will probably be asked
  11. Be prepared to answer a wide variety of questions
  12. Know the questions you want answered and when to ask them