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

Cover for The Vault Guide to Resumes and Job-Hunting Skills, Second Edition

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, 2018 Edition
The Vault Guide to Top Internships rates more than 110 internship programs ...

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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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How to Talk About Desired Salary

I hate talking about money....

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How to Answer the 7 Most Important Sales & Trading Interview Questions

The key to acing a sales and trading interview is...

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5 Interview Question Types You Need to Nail to Land a Product Management Job

One of the major challenges of a product manager role at any...

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Which Social Media Channels Do Hiring Managers Check?

The rumors are true: HR managers do look over your social...

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Showing Off Soft Skills in the Interview

Let me drop a quick truth-bomb on you: the more experience...

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Resume Tips for Navigating the Digital Job Marketplace [Infographic]

The Internet is perhaps the most powerful job hunting tool...

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How to Answer the 'Tell Me About Something NOT on Your Resume' Interview Question

You know your resume forwards and backwards....

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Networking When You Have No Network

Today's job search is nothing if not convenient....

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9 Ways International Students Can Build Job-Search Muscle This Fall

The bad news for international students looking to work in...

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Five Tips for Crafting a Compelling Legal Cover Letter

You’ve found your dream law firm, and now you need to figure...

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7 Signs the Firm You're Interviewing with Doesn't Treat Women Well

You got a call back for a job interview-congratulations!...

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So You Didn’t Get the Job—Now What?

You’ve done the interview (and the phone screen, and the...