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...

Cover for Vault Guide to Finance Interviews, 9th Edition

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

Cover for Vault Guide to the Case Interview, 8th Edition

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 ...

Cover for Vault Guide to the Top 50 Management and Strategy Consulting Firms, 2018 Edition

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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Culture, Cloud and Clients: Why an IT Consultant Chose Deloitte

Tony Witherspoon is an IT consultant who has been in the...

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50 Best Accounting Firms to Work For

Today, we released our annual Vault Accounting 50, a ranking...

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30 Body Language Tips for Interviews and Meetings

Sometimes all it takes to learn a person's true intention in...

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Salary Negotiation Scripts for Any Role

Money is an uncomfortable topic, which is why most people...

Are LinkedIn Recommendations Important? Here's What 10 Hiring Managers Say

We live in a hyperconnected world in which many people are...

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8 Actions to Be an Exceptional Listener

Most people consider themselves to be good listeners,...

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How to Answer the 'Why Do You Want to Work for Us?' Interview Question

One of the more common interview questions these days,...

3 Ways Law Students Can Become More Confident Communicators

Conventional wisdom says law school is all about training...

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How to Keep a 'Confidence Log' and Why

A lack of confidence is often seen as part of the reason...

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Wear to Work: Trends for the Office

Fashion is always evolving, and we can thank the constant...

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15 “Tell Me About a Time” Interview Questions Top Accounting Firms Ask

It’s tax season, which means tens of thousands of...

How to Run an Effective Meeting

Have you ever sat through a meeting that has no set purpose,...