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Interview Resources from the University of Farmers

Farmers Insurance Interview Resources

Suggested articles and information regarding interviews:

The Five-Minute Interview: A Job Hunter’s Guide to a Successful Interview, by Richard H. Beatty

Description: Quickly, confidently gain insight into an employer’s needs and objectives, then position yourself as the ideal candidate for the job–all in just five minutes.
Amazon Rating: 3.5 stars

Handling Tough Job Interviews: Be Prepared, Perform Well, Get the Job, by Julie-Ann Amos

Description: Job interviews can be daunting, because often there is our very livelihood at stake. This practical book will help you understand why you are there, and explain what to do when things get difficult.
Amazon Rating: 3.5 stars

Be Prepared!: Getting Ready for Job Interviews, by Julie-Ann Amos

Description: Whether it is your first interview, your first in a long time, or even if you are an old hand, this book will take you through the essentials of preparing for an interview and offers tips and hints for success.
Amazon Rating: 3.5 stars

9 Ways Introverts Can Stand Out During a Job Interview

Because of their quiet nature, introverts may feel that they are at a disadvantage in job interview. However, that does not need to be the case. Here you will learn how to draw upon your strengths as an introvert to shine during your internal interview.

3 Novel Things You Must Do During Interview Prep

These truly are novel ideas. Have you ever heard of a “power pose”?

The 1 Thing You Must Do in Every Job Interview

According to this recruiter, the most important thing that a person should do in an interview is to ask questions — not just any question, but the right questions.

How to Prepare for a Panel Interview

Chances are that during an interview with Farmers you will be interviewed by more than one person at a time. Don’t let this intimidate you. Prepare for the panel interview by following the advice in this article.

Job Interviews: 10 Steps to Successful Job Interviewing

With an internal interview it is tempting to be lulled into a false sense of security. However, you need to take this interview as seriously as any other and prepare accordingly.

How to Set Up and Conduct a Mock Job Interview

Most people do not like to see themselves on video. However, taping yourself in a mock interview can go a long way towards setting you up for success.

17 Tips to Ace Your Next Phone Interview

Quite often your first interview will be over the phone. These interview are less formal than a face-to-face interview, but you still need to take the event seriously and prepare.

8 Things to Bring to Every Job Interview

Don’t get so wrapped up in what questions you will be asked at the interview that you forget to bring with you the necessary items. For example, even in an internal interview you will want to bring your business card, if you have one.

Tips on Calming Job Interview Nerves

Just about everyone gets nervous for a job interview, even if you are interviewing with people you know at Farmers. Here are some tips on how to relax before the interview.

Job Interview Dress Code

Even though you are aware of Farmers’ dress code, here you will find good advice on how to dress according to the position you are interviewing for.

How to Groom for a New Job

Men, take your appearance seriously when you prepare for a job interview. It is possible that this is the first time you have met your interviewers. Even if you know them from previous Farmers work, you want your grooming to make a good impression.

Suiting Up for Success: Job Interview Attire for Men (Part II)

Women, this article takes you through the attire basics, the details that matter, the things to do and the things not to do.

Suiting Up for Success: Job Interview Attire for Men (Part II)

Men, this article takes you through the attire basics, the details that matter, the things to do and the things not to do.

Business vs. Business Casual Attire

You know how people dress at Farmers, but how should you dress for an interview? Here are some tips for women’s business dress, business casual, and more.