Definition of Mock Interview

A practice interview that simulates a real job interview, typically conducted by a professional career coach, friend, or family member. The goal of a mock interview is to help prepare job seekers for an actual interview by providing them with an opportunity to practice their skills and receive feedback on their performance.

Example: The software engineer helped his friend practice for his upcoming interview by giving him a mock interview, and then giving his friend feedback on how to improve afterwards.

Variations: mock interviews

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The definition for "Mock Interview" was last updated in 2023.

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Business English Quiz

Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?

   (A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
   (B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
   (C) When a person has available time on their calendar to meet with you.
   (D) When a person does not have any time to meet with you.

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Word of the Day

Date: 06/23/2024

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.

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"Mock Interview." Dictionary, Accessed 06/23/2024.