Job interview skills


After making sure your job application skills and documents are up to scratch, we’re sure it won’t be long before you are asked to interview for a job. You’ll need to consider everything from researching the company you’re interviewing for, what you’ll say in the interview and what to wear. There’s a lot to consider, but don’t worry, there are lots of tips to point you in the right direction below.

Before your job interview

To increase your chances of getting the job you’ve applied for, it’s important to make a great first impression. There’s a lot of pressure on you do this (some people even liken job interviews to dating), so we’ve collated the below resources to help you be as prepared, informed and calm as possible in your job interview. These resources will show you how to research the employer you're interviewing with and prepare for curly interview questions so that they don’t catch you off-guard on the day and ruin your changes of getting the job.

During your job interview

You’ve done a great job preparing and you feel fairly confident going into your interview. But it’s not just the content of an interview you have to be prepared for; it’s also important to be aware of what your body language could be communicating to others during a job interview, even if your interview is online. It’s becoming more and more common for employers to use video technology to conduct online interviews with job applicants, so check out the resource below to make sure you're prepared to nail this opportunity.  

All you need to know to nail an online interview

 

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