We have most likely covered the topic of interviewing in the past however, as John Wooden stated,

“The eight laws of learning are explanation, demonstration, imitation, repetition, repetition, repetition, repetition, repetition.”

Therefore, we will practice a little repetition in the area of reviewing successful interviewing tips.  As we have discussed in the past, performing well during the interviewing process requires the need to recognize your own context, as well as the context of the people you are interviewing with.  Successful interviewing should be easy, conversational.

Below are 3 main tips to assist in making the interview process effortless.

  1. Understand the business perspective. Candidates have to realize from what point of view the employer is inquiring from and then answer accordingly.

Ask yourself what is the employer attempting to discover?

    • Can you do the job?

    • If you have an agreeable personality?

    • Are you a risk to the company?

    • Will the salary you seek be within budget?

  1. Take the time to understand and comprehend what the employer is asking?

Often, people are so nervous in an interviewing situation, they start answering a question before the really understand what’s being asked.  There’s nothing wrong with asking the hiring or interviewing authority to restate questions for you to get a better understanding and allow you to process a response.

  1. Research and preparation for the interview.

Attempting to ad-lib answers rather than providing an examined response, regarding the company or the hiring authority, will always lead to disaster.  No matter how well a person thinks on his or her feet, the interviewing process is more sophisticated than it has ever been. Ad- libbing won’t hack it.  Answering questions well takes a lot of practice and preparation.  The candidates who prepare well for interviewing questions get the offers.


Interviewing has a great implication on your career.  Practice the above tips repeatedly to assist in your next interview success.