15 tips for different interview types

By winfieldteam

Nowadays, there are numerous different interviewing techniques. Interviewers have a number of different approaches to assessing job candidates.

to get familiar with these categories, it takes some minutes to read the text below:

Generally speaking, there are 5 types of categories:

1. Based on the technology used

Face-to-face interviews, Phone calls, or online interviews such as video calling

  • In a Face-To-Face interview, Consider first impressions seriously.
  • Also in the Face-To-Face interviews and video calls that include more accurate screening, be careful about your body language, facial expressions, and gestures.
  • Check out your online communication platform, test the internet connection, and if you are not familiar with the platform on which the meeting will be held on making sure that you know how to work with. 
  • On the video calls adjust your environmental elements, choose a quiet area and neutral background with suitable light. Sometimes being in a car or restaurant is an insult and also using headphones is more polite.

2. Based on the number of people present at the interview

One by one or in group interview.

  • In a group interview, Do not stress because of other candidates and do not compare yourself. Actually, you do not know what the criteria of the interviewer are, so you should not lose your confidence.
  •  In a one-by-one interview, you have enough time for presenting yourself. Take advantage of this opportunity.
  • In a group interview, Listen carefully to what others have to say, and there is no problem if you get an idea.

3. Based on the structure of the questions

structured, semi-structured, or unstructured

  • For structured interviews, there are a lot of samples. Be sure to check them out in advance.
  • For unstructured interviews, you can not prepare yourself but there are some tips like “Take control of the situation” that are better if you know these tips. They are ready in this link.


4. Based on the Question’s type 

behavioral, situational, skills, or experience focused

  • These questions examine your personality and mental characteristics. They are exactly based on you, your past experience, or your reaction to the future. Here you can get some tips: www.winfieldteam.com/blog/what-do-you-know-about-behavioral-questions
  • The best approach for answering is, to be honest, and to the point.
  • Avoid giving short answers and explain the questions in detail.

5. Or It can also be formal or casual.

  • Today there is a greater desire for casualness because people express their real character easier so than even in causal interviewees try to follow the frameworks. Want to be well prepared for wired questions so take a look at this blog: www.winfieldteam.com/blog/weird-interview-questions-you-might-get-asked
  • Do not bother if the interview is very formal. Try to feel comfortable while respecting