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Why internal interviews are so hard (and what to do about it)

Internal interviews can be hard; they have unique challenges. However, if you prepare well and are mindful of the common pitfalls, being an internal candidate can work to your advantage. You need to leverage your knowledge, relationships, and performance to show why you’re the perfect fit.

Download the document to overcome the common challenges internal applicants encounter, including:

  1. How much detail to share

  2. How to talk about your accomplishments without overstating or understating them

  3. Sample questions that convey your interest and qualifications

  4. How to showcase your innovation and prior work experience

  5. Logistical issues unique to internal interviews

woman waiting in the hall before her interview
woman waiting in the hall before her interview