Interviewing for a Civilian Job

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Going on a job interview can be intimidating for anyone, but even more so if it's your first one. For many transitioning military members about to enter the civilian workforce, it can be a new and especially challenging experience. Your interview should go smoothly if you follow these tips:

  • Prepare for the interview.
  • Understand the different types of interviews.
  • Develop interview strategies and questions.
  • Prepare for the after-interview follow-up.

Preparation is the key to a successful interview. If you know what to expect, how to answer interview questions and how to follow up afterward, you can feel more confident as you work on landing the civilian position that's perfect for you.

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