Interviewing Advice

Vault has compiled all the interviewing advice that you will ever need to land your dream job. View sample questions, watch informative videos and get expert help for an effective interview that will stand out from the competition.

Interviewing Basics

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Preparing for the Interview
Your cover letter asks for an interview. Your...

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Interview Etiquette
The phrase, "Actions speak louder than words"...

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Types of Interviews
In your job search, you will likely encounter...

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Practicing for the Interview
Preparing for the interview also includes...

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How to Make a Good Impression
First impressions are made in less than a...

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Typical Interview Questions
Many interview questions will be...

Featured Guides

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The Vault Guide to Resumes and Job-Hunting Skills, Second Edition
It takes more than a solid résumé and cover letter to make...

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Vault Guide to Networking
When it comes to job success, it's not only what you know: it's who you...

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Vault Guide to Finance Interviews, 9th Edition
The Vault Guide to Finance Interviews, Ninth Edition is a must-have...

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Vault Guide to the Case Interview, 8th Edition
Case interviews are a crucial part of the hiring process in the consulting ...

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Vault Guide to Top Internships, 2019 Edition
The Vault Guide to Top Internships rates more than 120 internship...

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Vault Guide to the Top 50 Management and Strategy Consulting Firms, 2019 Edition
The 2019 Vault Guide to the Top 50 Consulting Firms is the definitive...

Interviewing Blog

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5 Job Search Myths Costing You the Job

The job landscape is constantly changing, so now more than...

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9 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid When Interviewing

Whether you are in college seeking an internship or further...

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Behavioral Interview Question Prep

While many of the most prestigious law firms rely on a...

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3 Traits You Need to Survive the Job Search

It’s an understatement to say that the job search process is...

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How to Answer the “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?” Interview Question

The theory of relativity: Five years to a whippersnapper...

10 Great Skills You Can Teach Yourself

10 Great Skills You Can Teach Yourself

In a competitive job market, employers typically encounter...

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3 Tips for Surviving a One-Way Video Interview

Burgeoning bankers beware—recruiting techniques continue to...

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5 Tips for Nailing a Phone Screen

I'm a millennial, and I hate talking on the phone....

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How to Answer the 'What Do You Like Least About Your Current Job?' Interview Question

Many questions you receive in interviews are more than what...

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How to Get Your Personality Across in Interviews

In interviews, standing apart from the hoards of other job...

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Small Talk: Why It Matters and How to Do It [Infographic]

While networking is, at its heart, about forming genuine...

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4 Ways to Impress Your Interviewer in the First 5 Minutes

If you’re on the interview circuit, you likely know that you...