Frequently Asked Questions


Why should I use interview coaching?
When you’re preparing for that important interview, there is no substitute for role playing and expert feedback. Competition for jobs is at an all-time high, so being the best-prepared, battle-tested, interview-ready candidate can mean the difference between getting the job or not. Preparation is the single most effective way to make a great impression at your interview and maximize your chance of receiving a job offer.

What are Eric’s qualifications?
Eric Cole has spent 30 years working in executive level jobs in Sales and Marketing, Charitable Services and Venture backed startups before launching his coaching and consulting practice. He has interviewed over 1000 candidates and hired hundreds. Interview coaching is one of his specialties, though he also provides career planning and coaching. Eric’s company also provides Career and Interview workshops to many major Colleges and Universities.

What is the difference between Career Coaching and Interview Coaching?
It really depends where you are on your journey.

  • Career IQ – If you are unsure about where you want to go or what industry or type of job might best suit your talents and personality then Career IQ is for you.
  • Interview IQ – If you have narrowed down your search and are ready to interview and want to be prepared and make the best impression and stand out from the rest, then Interview IQ is for you.

Why should I work with Eric?
You get what you pay for. You will practice and train with an experienced coach who has made hiring decisions for Fortune 500 companies and helped hundreds of candidates land new jobs and achieve career breakthroughs. You will come away with more confidence, and a competitive advantage over other candidates interviewing for the job you want.

How quickly can I get started?
Generally, your first session will be scheduled within 1-2 weeks. However, if you have an important interview scheduled, Eric will make every effort to fit you in before your meeting.

Can Eric help me prepare for an internship interview?
Yes, Eric has extensive experience helping undergraduate and MBA students land prestigious internships.

Can Eric help me with more than landing a Financial Services or investment banking job?
Yes! In addition to Eric’s vast experience in the Financial Services, Technology and Retail sectors his team brings expertise in many other industries and verticals.

Did you know?

Over 50% percent of HR professionals list “unprofessional” and “unprepared” as the top two reasons new graduates don’t get hired.

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