There's nothing worse than walking into an interview completely unprepared, which is why we've compiled a list of interviewing and networking tips from local employers and colleges. This section provides advice on what to wear, what questions to expect (and how to answer them), what questions to ask, and how to network properly.
Panel Interview Tips
A panel interview can be an entirely different experience, with different preparation needs. Park Industries has given us permission to share their panel interviewing materials, which can help prepare you for what a panel interview experience might be like.
Additional Interview Resources
Provided by St. Cloud State University Career Center
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Interviewing & Networking Tips from Local Employers
To allow you to hear directly from some of our local employers, we have compiled feedback and suggestions from several local employers in the area. Hopefully their tips and suggestions will assist you in preparing and nailing that next interview, as well as learning how to successfully network with key contacts that can help you build your network.
Luke Greiner - Regional Labor Market Analyst, Minnesota DEED.
Brad Goskowicz - CEO, Microbiologics
Michelle Schmitz - Executive Director Career Center, St. Cloud State University
Tammy Biery - Executive Director, Stearns-Benton Employment and Training Council
John Bryant - CEO, GeoComm Inc.
Luke Riordan - CEO, DAYTA Marketing
Aaron Fisk - Microbiologics
Julie Fisk - Attorney, Quinlivan and Hughes, P.A.
Jeff Gau - CEO, Marco Inc.
Elizabeth Backes - Director of Marketing, DAYTA Marketing
Rebecca Kurowski - Communications Manager, Coborns Inc.
Hanna Lord - GIS Manager, GeoComm Inc
With this great advice, you are now ready to nail that interview and feel comfortable in building your network as you expand your connections and build your career.