I’m all about sharing job search wisdom with job seekers—especially when it’s incredibly beneficial to them—including significantly shortening their time spent in the job search market. There’s a lot of good advice out there, but truly exceptional advice is hard to come by. Over the past couple of days I’ve been compiling a list of the top 10 interview advice articles that I feel will have the most profound and immediate impact on your job search. Some are articles I’ve read by others, and some are my own; I hope you’ll enjoy reading them as much as I have.
Getting the Interview
5 Interview Prep Insights You Need by J.T. O’Donnell. Lots of great interview wisdom in this piece and links to some dated but really great interview articles.
The #1 Secret to Getting the Interview from Careerealism.com. Lots of great tips for getting the interview for that “perfect job”.
13 Lies People Tell in Interviews by Lindsay Robinson. Hilarious! Absolutely entertaining—take a minute to check it out; you’ll get a chuckle.
Informational Interviews Advice on setting informational interviews as a way to tap into the hidden job market.
You never see much information out there about panel interviews; well here’s some solid advice from Laura Smith-Proulx about Acing the Panel Interview.
6 Steps for a Stress-Free Phone Interview. Published on LinkedIn.
10 Essential Interview Points to Make a Memorable Impression by Lisa Rangel on LinkedIn.
Following Up After the Interview: Avoid These Five Mistakes by Mary Elizabeth Bradford on LinkedIn.
After the Interview—The Secret to Perfect Follow-Up This is one of my LinkedIn posts. Self-promoting? (Maybe a little … but still sound advice.)
Interview Follow-Up Checklist to Help You Land More Offers by Mary Elizabeth Bradford on LinkedIn. Solid advice you can’t afford to miss on following up after the interview.
Looking for advice on other job search-related topics? Check out my profile for tips on the hidden job market, resume writing, and cover letters. You can also follow me on Twitter here.
PS. I’m an open networker and would love to connect. Feel free to send me an invitation here.
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Jessica Hernandez, President, CEO & Founder of Great Resumes Fast
Hi, I’m Jessica. I started this company back in 2008 after more than a decade directing hiring practices at Fortune 500 companies.
What started as a side hustle (before that was even a word!) helping friends of friends with their resumes has now grown into a company that serves hundreds of happy clients a year. But the personal touch? I’ve kept that.
You might have seen me featured as a resume expert in publications like Forbes, Fast Company, and Fortune. And in 2020, I was honored to be named as a LinkedIn Top Voice of the year!
I’m so glad you’re here, and I can’t wait to help you find your next perfect-fit position!
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