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Conquer Your Interview Jitters!

By Marcia Powers
Contributor, Career Services

One of the most elating moments during your job search is getting called in for an interview. But for many of us, that happy feeling is quickly diminished by a swarm of stomach butterflies and a mind racing with questions. What should I wear? What will they ask me? What have I gotten myself into?!

It’s ok to be a little uneasy before an interview, but don’t let your anxiety get the best of you. If you find that your interview jitters are out of control, take action to regain your composure and ace your interview.

Career Guidance: Benefits of the Mock Interview

Vlog with Jaymie Pompeo
Contributor, Career Services

Preparing for an interview can be a nerve-wracking experience. Without proper preparation a lot of mistakes can be made, and they could potentially hurt your chances of getting the position you applied for. In this vlog Jaymie talks about the real-time interview experience with the APUS Career Services Team. All you need is 30 minutes of your time, your resume, and an interview-ready outfit.

Tailor Your Resume to Increase Your Chances of Getting the Interview

By Jessica Bigger
Online Career Tips, Guest Contributor

The job market has gotten more competitive. Hundreds of applicants are applying for each job and those same job applicants are expected to not only meet the minimum requirements, but demonstrate significant skills related to the job description. Tailoring your resume will increase your chances of getting an interview, but like anything else there are no guarantees.

4 Ways to Turn Every Rejection Into a Possible Success

By Annette Clayton
Faculty Recruiter, American Public University System

After a long job search, it’s a very rewarding feeling to find out you have been selected for an interview and an equally strong feeling to receive notice after the interview that you were not selected. Though it’s disappointing, there are some positives in this situation and it’s important to handle a rejection appropriately.