The hard work that you put into your resume and cover letter have paid off and you have landed an interview at your dream company – congratulations! But now what? Preparation and practice are key! Never go into a job interview cold and think you can wing it. The interviewers will immediately recognize that you are unprepared and will question whether you genuinely want the job.
Typically an interviewer will decide within 3–5 minutes whether you are a good fit for the job. The
Career Development Centre Interview Guide (pdf) has been created to help you prepare to make your best impression – right away!
Ensure to read and review the guide well in advance of your interview to receive guidance on:
Remember…practice, practice, practice! Don’t forget to book a mock interview with the Career Development Centre prior to your big day! Drop by Birch 270 during
drop-in hours or
book an appointment with an advisor.
Career Development Centre Resume Guide (pdf)
Career Development Centre Cover Letter Guide (pdf)
Career Development Centre Interview Guide (pdf)
Career Development Centre Networking Guide (pdf)
Developing Your Value Proposition (pdf)
Action Verb List (pdf)
Dress for Success (pdf)
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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.