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Interviews

Great Books on Interviews

The library has a lot of materials to help build your interview skills. Check out these popular titles or explore more @ Catalog Search: Job Interviews

Dress for Success

You only get one chance to make a good first impression with a potential employer.  The clothes you wear are the first part of that first impression, so dress to impress!

  • Dress for Success Tulsa
    • Provides business appropriate clothing, shoes, handbags and accessories at no cost to disadvantaged women in Tulsa
       
  • Dress to Impress: A Guide
    • From Washington State University examples of women and men clothing styles recommended for interview situations
       
  • Interview Appearance
    • Virginia Tech Career Services provides extensive information on dressing for an interview

What should I ask?

An interview is a two-way street.  Ask questions. The employer will typically provide an opportunity for you to ask questions at or near the end of the interview.  

Examples include:

What would a typical day be like for me at this position?

Is there opportunity for growth in your company?

What is the next step in the interview process?

 Find more examples at the websites below.

After the Interview

General Guidelines:

  • Take notes about things that you can improve for other interviews.
  • Write a thank-you letter to the interviewer for expressing interest.
  • If you are offered the job position, one to two weeks is a reasonable time to make a decision and write a reply about the job.

For more detail and examples on how to best follow-up on an interview, visit these online resources: