There are many techniques that can be used during interviews are job candidates can use to help them maintain professionalism and confidence during a face-to-face session with a potential employer. Most techniques are also designed to help the actual job candidate better engage the interviewer. The attention aware technique, for example, involves short, declarative responses to interview questions. This technique helps a candidate ensure his or her answers will not bore the interviewer. Another technique involves the candidate asking questions of the interviewer to help show a higher degree of interest in the position. Practicing possible techniques to use can be helpful during the interview preparation process.