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How to use ChatGPT to prepare for a job interview, says ex-Disney recruiter: It’s ‘a smart approach’

Gili Malinsky


Feb 23, 2024

Hiring managers have all kinds of pet peeves when it comes to the job interview. About a third, 30% say not having researched the company interviewing you ahead of time is a major turn-off, for example. That’s according to a November 2023 survey of 1,200 adults by HR software company Ringover.

When preparing for an interview, you’ll want to be ready for the kinds of questions they’ll ask about your own professional history as well. You could prepare by going over your resume to ensure you’re touching on similar highlights or asking a friend to rehearse the interview with you. You could also use generative AI tools like ChatGPT.

The app is “a great co-pilot” for preparing for interviews, says former Disney recruiter and author of the forthcoming leadership book “Build Smart,” Simon Taylor. Here’s why and how he’d recommend using it.