ERIC Number: EJ851111
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: 17
Best Practices in Preparing Students for Mock Interviews
Hansen, Katharine; Oliphant, Gary C.; Oliphant, Becky J.; Hansen, Randall S.
Business Communication Quarterly, v72 n3 p318-327 2009
Studies have shown the importance of employment interview preparation in boosting the confidence and performance of students and jobseekers when they interview. This article reviews several techniques for preparing students for mock job interviews and, hence, actual job interviews. For instructors who would like to enhance the learning value of mock interviews by providing activities designed to help students prepare for mock interviews (and hence, actual interviews), the authors suggest several that students have cited as helpful in their preparation.
Descriptors: Employment Interviews, Best Practices, Business Communication, Teaching Methods, College Students, Student Attitudes, Learning Activities
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