An interview gives you the opportunity to showcase your qualifications to an employer, so it pays to be well prepared. The following information provides some helpful hints.

  1. Learn about the organization.
  2. Have a specific job or jobs in mind.
  3. Review your qualifications for the job.
  4. Prepare answers to broad questions about yourself.
  5. Review your résumé.
  6. Practice an interview with a friend or relative.
  7. Arrive before the scheduled time of your interview.
  8. Be well groomed.
  9. Dress appropriately.
  10. Do not chew gum or smoke.