An interview is a conversation where questions are asked and answers are given . In common parlance, the word "interview" refers to a one-on-one conversation. "Smiling appears to be a central ingredient in successfully interviewing for a job." One study found a smiling person was rated as more attractive than the same. 4 Feb Quartz spoke with 10 CEOs and other senior execs about their interview techniques, and the one killer question they like to ask job candidates.