Interviewing Advice

Vault has compiled all the interviewing advice that you will ever need to land your dream job. View sample questions, watch informative videos and get expert help for an effective interview that will stand out from the competition.

Interviewing Basics

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Preparing for the Interview
Your cover letter asks for an interview. Your...

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Interview Etiquette
The phrase, "Actions speak louder than words"...

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Types of Interviews
In your job search, you will likely encounter...

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Practicing for the Interview
Preparing for the interview also includes...

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How to Make a Good Impression
First impressions are made in less than a...

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Typical Interview Questions
Many interview questions will be...

Featured Guides

Cover for The Vault Guide to Resumes and Job-Hunting Skills, Second Edition

The Vault Guide to Resumes and Job-Hunting Skills, Second Edition
It takes more than a solid résumé and cover letter to make...

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Vault Guide to Networking
When it comes to job success, it's not only what you know: it's who you...

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Vault Guide to Finance Interviews, 9th Edition
The Vault Guide to Finance Interviews, Ninth Edition is a must-have...

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Vault Guide to the Case Interview, 8th Edition
Case interviews are a crucial part of the hiring process in the consulting ...

Cover for Vault Guide to Top Internships, 2018 Edition

Vault Guide to Top Internships, 2018 Edition
The Vault Guide to Top Internships rates more than 110 internship programs ...

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Vault Guide to the Top 50 Management and Strategy Consulting Firms, 2018 Edition
Marking the 20th edition of our guide, the 2018 Vault Guide to the...

Interviewing Blog

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Are Certifications and Licenses Necessary to Get Hired?

According to a 2018 Job-Hopping Report by LiveCareer, when...

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How to Answer the 'Difficult Team Member' Interview Question

One of the more common behavioral interview questions is...

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What to Do If You Hate Your New Job

Sometimes the next step turns out to be the wrong step or,...

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4 Takeaways from Starbucks' Racial-Bias Training

On Tuesday, Starbucks closed approximately 8,000 of its...

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3 Soft Skills You Need to Stand Out in an Interview

One of the biggest mistakes interviewees make in interviews...

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Tips for Communicating with Hiring Managers in Interviews

Communication is key during your job search, and it's...

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Will Tech and AI Take Your Job, or Help You Do It Better?

We all know what happens when industrial revolutions come to...

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How to Create Job Opportunities Rather Than Compete for Them

Some days you feel invisible in your job search....

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6 Things to Research About a Company Before an Interview

Researching the company you're interviewing with is a must,...

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3 Product Manager Interview Types

Interest in Product Management roles at top technology...

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Graduating Without a Job? Don't Panic

With graduation season around the corner, many soon-to-be...

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The 7 Skills You Need to Get Hired Over a Robot

According to a recent study of 2,000 U.S....