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PREPARING FOR INTERVIEWS
 

Hired!

The East Carolina University Career Center is dedicated to assisting students in all aspects of their career quest. The interview is one of the most important steps in the job search process. HIRED (Helping Individuals Reach Employment Destinations) is an opportunity for ECU students to learn and gain an advantage in interview preparation. In today’s fast paced world, interviews are conducted in a variety of formats. The Career Center can assist you with each step of the way in preparation, practice and performance related to interviewing. Interview training and practice are offered in the following:

 
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RESEARCH THE COMPANY

The first step in preparing for your interview is to research the company.  You will want to know key details about the company such as size, location, customers, products, services, names of decision makers, competitors, etc. Company profiles will allow you to research these details plus more.

 
HiredFACE TO FACE INTERVIEW PRACTICE

Volunteer professionals throughout the country visit the ECU campus to conduct practice interviews and Offer briefings on ways to ace the face to face session.
 
HiredTELEPHONE PRACTICE INTERVIEWS 

Telephone interviews, which have become common in usage, present special challenges to both recruiter and the candidate. Without the ability to read body language, it is especially important to know how to use listening and verbal skills. Volunteers will familiarize you with the techniques needed to successfully manage telephone interviews.
 
WEB-BASED PRACTICE INTERVIEWS VIA   Interview Stream
INTERVIEWSTREAM

With InterviewStream technology, you can practice and polish your interview skills anywhere you can access a webcam and the Internet.  Select from thousands of pre-recorded customized interviews with virtual recruiters asking questions, and record your session.  You can review the interview and redo your interview as many times as you’d like.  You can also share the link with career counselors and faculty or others who are qualified to provide feedback.  With numerous customization options you can practice interviews for jobs, internships, and graduate school admission in numerous majors and fields.

Click below for some quick interviewing tips from experts.

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HiredVIDEO CHAT PRACTICE INTERVIEWS

Video chat software has eliminated the need to travel long distances to interview for internships or jobs. A variety of challenges accompany video chat interviews and HIRED offers Skype practice interviews for current ECU students to help them utilize and maximize video chat technology.
 
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