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Interview Types: Behavioural Interviews

Interview Types

This series will help you prepare for almost any type of interview format that you might come across. In this edition learn about one of the most popular interview types you'll come across: Behavioural interviews.

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The Dirty Dozen Interview Questions (Part I)

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Needless to say, we all want to succeed while being interviewed. Yet it seems no matter how much we prepare, we always come across at least one question that stumps us. This three-part series explores the 12 most commonly asked, commonly-feared interview questions - and gives you the tools to rock the socks off your interviewer!

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Acing Phone Interviews

Career Services

Do telephone interviews  intimidate you? Increasingly, more and more companies are using phone  interviews to weed out potential employees and decide who will move on to the next round. If you're scared of phone interviews, read on for some tips!

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The Top 5 Last Minute Interview Tips You Really Need To Know

CSI Blog

You’ve done all you can do to prepare for that big interview. You’re professionally dressed, confident and ready to roll. Here are some last minute tips that will ensure you make the best impression possible. 

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5 Tips for Online Portfolios: Employer’s Perspective

Portfolios

Portfolio tips straight from the employers, they share with us what they look for in online portfolios and how they decide who they’re bringing in for interviews. 

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Natalie's Co-op Job Search Blog: The Tables Have Turned

Co-operative Education

During the lightning round Natalie was shortlisted for a third job interview and was ultimately offered a co-op job! She reflects on her latest interivew experience and shares some very important insights you should know to succeed at your next job interview.

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4 Tips on Showing Projects During Interviews

online portfolio

Why talk about your work when you can show it?  Good portfolio pieces will help set you apart from other candidates. Here are some important tips from Co-op students, coordinators and employers on showcasing your portfolio during interviews.

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Co-op Employer Identifies Interviewing Weaknesses

Work Search

You've always heard about how to prepare for interviews from your peers and your coordinators, but what about from an employer? Kim Steinbart of the BC Forest Service discusses common interview mistakes and provides tips on how to put your best foot forward.

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Natalie's Co-op Job Search Blog: A Disappointing Interview Experience

Interviews

Are you having a difficult time placing a co-op placement? You're not alone! Read about Natalie's disappointment with her second job interview, how she coped with her frustration and the lessons she took away from this experience to improve her interviewing skills and increase her chance at landing a job. 

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Working with Grace: Top Tips for Pre-Screen Interview Success

pre-screen interview

So you applied for a co-op, internship or full-time position and the organization wants to schedule a pre-screen interview with you. Are you scratching your head and wondering what a pre-screen interview is and how you can prepare for it? Here are some must-know tips and questions that can increase your chance at moving on to the next round of the selection process!

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Natalie's Co-op Job Search Blog: Lessons from the First Interview

interview research

So you went through the workshops, you took BOL I, and you’ve had your one-on-one with your advisor. Now what? I asked myself the same question when I completed all the initial steps of Co-op. Read on to find out more about Natalie's job search and the lessons she took away from her first job interview.

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Using Social Media to Ace Your Interviews

Informational Interviews

You’re going to use social media anyway, so you might as well use it with your job search. If you’re wondering how, we have some answers!

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Natalie's Co-op Job Search Blog: I’ve Got Options?

Work Search

As a co-op student, it's not a bad idea to explore your options by going to other interviews if you can, even when you have a job offer already. Check out Natalie's experience going for her fourth interview and a potential second job offer!

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Interview Types: The Dinner Interview

Interviews

Interviewing for a job over a meal requires the ability to not only impress with your skills and experience, but also as a dinner guest. This edition of the Interview Types series will help you master both.

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Interview Types: The Screening Interview

Interviews

The screening interview is used by many large companies as a first, usually informal round of interviews. They are often conducted by HR reps before you can even meet anyone you'll be working with, but you need to perform well to get a foot in the door.

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Interview Types: Panel Interviews

Career Services

As a part of our continued series, we look at the panel interview. This can be intimidating as it puts the interviewee up against an entire group of experienced professionals, so confidence is key to its success.

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Interview Types: Performance Interviews

Career Services

There’s no shortage of interview formats that can throw even the most experienced interviewee off their game. Which is why  this series is here, so you can become familiar with the multitude of interview styles you could face. In this edition we look at performance interviews.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 6091 reads | 0 comments
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101 on Information Interviews: Should You Do One?

Interviews

For the majority of university students nearing graduation, the question of what job and career path to pursue can be a very daunting and challenging decision to make.  But did you know informational interviews could help you make those decisions?

By: Jessica Grant 7913 reads | 0 comments
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Networking During Your Co-op Work Term

Networking

There are many ways and places to network, whether it’s at a convention, party, hiring fair, the art gallery, or even online! But have you ever considered networking on your Co-op work term?

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Working with Grace: Professional Attire Edition

Working with Grace

T-shirt? Jeans? Flip-flops? Sneakers? Confused about what you should wear for your job interview, work or to a networking event? No fear! Read on “What Not to Wear: Professional Attire Edition” to find out how to dress to impress and for success…

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