Interview preparation

Before

  • Research the company, look at the website, social media channels and company literature
  • Dress smartly
  • Find out where the company is located ,how to get there and how long it takes
  • Prepare answers for the main questions. For example-tell me about yourself, what is your motivation for this role, what are your strengths and weaknesses

During

 

  • Quote real examples of certain skills-just saying that you have a certain skill isn’t enough
  • Take time when answering questions, make sure you understand the question and take time if you need to think
  • Sell yourself-be positive about yourself and experiences
  • Prepare some questions to ask at the end of an interview, use it as an opportunity to find out more about the role and the company
  • When discussing salary know your market worth and always quote slightly higher!

After

  • Close on a positive note and sum up why you are the best person for the role.