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Prepare for an Interview

The next big step…

We know interviews can be nerve-racking, that’s why we are here to provide resources for you to feel as confident and ready when the time comes!

Feel free to make an in-person or virtual appointment with us and we will walk you through a mock interview with tips and tricks. Things such as questions that will be asked, what to wear to an interview, and even questions to ask the employer.

Find more information below as well.

Relevant Books

  • 60 Seconds and You’re Hired! by Robin Ryan
  • Cracking the Code to a Successful Interview by Evan Pellett
  • The Art of the Interview by James Storey
  • Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges by Amy Cuddy
  • How to Talk to Anyone by Leil Lowndes

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Interview Tips For Veterans On The Job Hunt

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about the biggest mistakes that veterans make during interviews, which could keep them from getting a civilian / corporate job they …

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Common interview questions for remote positions

In 2023, many companies that once operated entirely in offices have pivoted to at least some work-from-home (WFH) or remote offerings. The flexibility that WFH positions provide is a massive draw to employees, many of whom don’t want to go …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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McKinsey interviews – interview prep plan

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A step-by-step recruiting and interview prep template for how to land a consulting job in 5 big steps

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Career Resources

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