The interview is the most crucial part of the job search process. It is the time that you and the company both decide if a partnership together would work. The interview is your time to present all of your abilities; and, you usually get only one chance at a first impression.
The interview should not be a question and answer session, but a comfortable conversation where you are presenting your background, skills and strengths in a thoughtful manner. Your focus should be on “selling yourself” to the interviewer. Any opportunity you have to speak in the interview is a selling opportunity. It is also the perfect time for you to demonstrate your interest in the position and your knowledge of the company.
Here are some pointers and preparation for the interview process.