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Interviewing Help Online

Interviewing Help Online

Posted September 01, 2009 B By Megan Doyle


Optimal Interview at the East Brunswick Public Library has the tools you need for a great job interview

Job seekers can brush up for job interviews and get tips on how to put their best foot forward, all online and from the comfort of their own home. Use Optimal Interview , available through the East Brunswick Public Library’s Web site, and sharpen your interviewing skills with real-to-life, multi-media interview scenarios that were developed by seasoned employment professionals. With Optimal Interview, job seekers can practice screening interviews, behavioral interviews, initial face-to-face Interviews, hiring manager interviews, tag team panel interviews, pressure interviews and final interviews, all with help from professional actors. Select the length and type of your session as well as the interviewer. You also can choose from hundreds of interviews, create your own or have Optimal Interview pick questions at random. Virtual coaching is available with recommended tactics for responding to challenging interview questions. Job seekers can save their practice session as a link and e-mail their interview to others for feedback. It's easy to use and gets job seekers ready for face-to-face or online employment interviews.

For more information, please call 732-390-6767 or go to The Library’s website at http://www.ebpl.org and click on “Research Tools” and then “Online Databases.”