Did you know that not all interviews are the same? Knowing what type of interview you’re going to have can give you the confidence in knowing you’re prepared or not. We laid out the different types of interviews and what each one of them can mean.
Informational Interview: Objective is to gain knowledge of role and develop network.
Individual Selection Interview
Committee or Panel Interview
Behavioral Based Interview: Objective is to see how candidate behaves in certain situations and asks questions on fact, not hypotheticals. “What would you do” questions.
Task or Test Oriented Interview
Case Interview: Usually used in management situations to evaluate your analytical/problem solving skills and a hypothetical situation is presented.
Stress Interview: Questions are asked to purposely make you uncomfortable. All questions are negatively phrased and often rapidly timed. Please know this is not personal, treat this as a game and perform well.
Role Playing Interview