Interview Tips and Techniques

Boost your confidence in graduate interviews and learn how to answer tough questions from recruiters.

While an online job interview might sound more convenient than a traditional one as it is done in the comfort of your own house, it is still a formal, in-person meeting. Recognising the crucial factors that will help your session to run without a hiccup will contribute to your good performance in it.

gradmalaysia wants to take you step by step through, what we think is, the best interview preparation process – allowing you to make the most out of your time to ace that job interview. Let’s get started!


Remaining tactful throughout the interview process can greatly increase your chances of landing a job. Jaideep Patel makes a case for common interview courtesies.


Meenadharshini shares some tips on how to prepare for your job interviews, especially if you’re a shy job hunter. ​

Recruiters may throw curveballs at you to assess you in a different light. Here are ten actual examples to give you an insight on what your interviewers are looking for when they toss them your way.

Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong – according to Murphy’s Law at least! Save yourself from possible job interview disasters by bringing these with you.

Breaking down the run-up to the interview into a series of manageable chunks and actions can really help a lot.

Sharlyn J from the gradmalaysia team walks us through on the importance of knowing your worth at work and understanding what is expected of you in return.

Jaideep Patel from the gradmalaysia team shares some simple tips on discussing your pay with a prospective employer.

The trick to keeping calm is to know the questions running through your interviewer’s head, and answering them before they even think about it. 

Forewarned is forearmed, which is why we've compiled a list of key hard-to-answer questions that recruiters love to ask.

Just like many things in the world today, interviews have gone casual. Here are 5 tips to help you ace that informal interview.

Technical interviews may be a different ballgame, but don't freak out. Read on to make sure you're well prepared for them.

Here are eight steps to help you think on your feet and prepare you for all eventualities during the interview.

Jacie Tan shares her list of things to bear in mind when going in for a job interview.

There is a great deal of confusion surrounding starting salaries for fresh grad jobs. Here are 2 simple tips to you get the right starting salary.