About Us

So I bet you're wondering who we are and what we're about. The short answer: We're a real company dedicated to helping job seekers land top jobs. The kind where you enjoy the work, make a difference, and earn the salary you deserve.

Can we help you land a job?

We certainly think so. We've heard from thousands of our clients who have aced their interviews. And everyday, we look for even more ways to make our nearly 30,000 site members and over 200,000 monthly site visitors feel more confident and better prepared for their upcoming interviews.

Our job is to help you present your best self. We've filtered out the useless information to save you time, and we've developed the tools to make interview preparation less frustrating and more personalized. The result is better answers, more interview confidence and a lot of job offers.

The Interview Success Formula program advises job seekers from 5 continents, over 40 countries, 50 U.S. states and 8 Canadian provinces. These include:

  • job seekers who faced layoffs and haven't interviewed in years,
  • job seekers who are interviewing for the big promotion and want an edge,
  • longtime working professionals, return to work moms, recent college graduates, inside job candidates
  • marketing and sales managers, healthcare professionals, school teachers, administrators, C-level executives

...just to name a few.

Where did the program come from?

The entire program is the result of input from dozens of live workshops and one-on-one coaching sessions with hundreds of job seekers. It also incorporates feedback from recruiters, studies done at top academic research institutions, content from dozens of books, and the personal experience and expertise of the company’s founder, Alan Carniol.

While helping thousands of people find their career path and land jobs, Alan has also served as a consultant to Yale University Career Services, as an adjunct professor on careers at Quinnipiac University, and as the co-founder of Career Cadence. He has been published and quoted in dozens of articles, including: Forbes, TheLadders, Doostang, Monster, NY Daily News, US News and World Report, among others.

He created Interview Success Formula because, in his words,

AlanLanding the right job is hard. It’s a skill that’s not taught in school, and once you’ve been working for a while, it becomes like a muscle that hasn’t been exercised – out of shape. There’s a ton of information out there, so much that I used to go crazy thinking about it all during a job interview. Still, hardly any of this information was designed to take me from start to finish and to help me at each step along the way. I developed this program because it was something I wanted for myself.

Why should you have confidence in us?

We are a team of real people hard at work. Our mission is to help job seekers land jobs. Our team includes job search coaches, customer service representatives, interview training developers, and website managers. Our office is in Reston, Virginia (just outside Washington DC).

We try to be there for every job seeker, taking calls and addressing urgent client needs 7 days per week. When job seekers ask us questions, we do our best to respond quickly, because there isn't always a lot of time to prep for upcoming interviews (we've been there too).

The vast majority of customers are very satisfied with our program. And for the small percentage who decide the program isn't the right fit for them, we issue a no-hassle refund as quickly possible.

We are an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau and Honeste Online. We also take your privacy seriously. We don't share, sell or trade your information. And your sensitive billing information is protected by a third party customer database company, Ontraport.

We believe we have put together the best resource on the market for interview preparation. If you want a proven system to help you land the job you deserve, try us risk free and see for yourself.



You give the words, the language we need, to us. We are bright and have the language for our work but you have diligently analyzed and compacted what is personally applicable to each of us.

- Barbara W.

I think your program was GREAT!! I told two friends about it and I suggested that they take your course. You have a really good program and it was simple and fast.

- Lisa Strom from Tampa Florida Heath and Beauty Director of Sales

Really great product and will be recommending to my friends who are searching. thanks again!
I just want to say Thank You for giving me the tools to get the job I really wanted.

- Danielle from California, Administrative Support Coordinator