The 8 Major Types of Interview
Informational Interview. ... Objective is to seek advice and learn more about a particular employer, sector or job.
Screening or Telephone Interview. ... These types of interviews are proving to be a more cost effective way to screen candidates.
Individual Interview. ... Often referred to as a “personal interview” this is the most common type of interview and is usually held face to face at the company’s office
Small Group or Committee Interview. ... This can be daunting and intimidating if you are not well prepared in advance.
The Second or On-Site Interview. ... The second interview means you have been successful on the first occasion and they would like to know more.
Behavioral-Based Interview. ... Known as Critical Behavioral Interviewing (CBI), the theory is that past performance in a similar situation is the best predictor of future performance.
Task Oriented or Testing Interview. ... These types of interviews are structured in a way that allows you to demonstrate your creative and analytical abilities in problem solving through varied tasks or exercises
Stress Interview.... This method of interview is rare and involves the interviewer baiting you to see your response.