Finally! Someone has reached into the abyss that is an applicant tracking system and chosen you to call!
Or maybe that contact you made through networking finally paid off. Either way, it is game time! You can either view this as a cruel version of Wipe Out where there can only be one winner or as a chance to let the best you shine through.
Unfortunately there are many more types and styles of interviewing than resumes. I won’t go into them all but here are the most common ones:
Telephone interviews are usually your first contact with a company or recruiter.
One on One
The most common type of interview.
You have multiple interviews back to back.
Skype, GoToMeeting, iMeet or other video interviews.
Multiple interviewers at the same time.
You will have a meal that matters.
On the job interview that involves you performing a work task.
Multiple short interviews with company representatives.
Tell me your weaknesses, etc.
What would you do if….
Situation, tast, action and result or outcome.
Resolve a situation, problem or challenge.
Riddle me this.
Present on a wide range of topics.