Everyone agrees that good preparation is the key to a successful interview. But what sets the top performers apart? They ensure that their preparation goes well beyond simply researching the organization and the interviewer. They’ve considered—and can articulate with specific details—what about a position interests them and makes them a good fit. They’ve also practiced answers to questions they’re likely to be asked. (Knowing what you’ll say and actually saying it are two different things.) Targeted practice separates successful interviewers from the rest.
Here are eight tips to make your next interview an A+ and a forerunner to a job offer.