Preparing for an interview
Boost your chances of interview success with our comprehensive job interview preparation guide. With advice on how to answer tricky questions such as ‘why do you want this job?‘ or similarly tough career goal questions – you’ll find out everything you need to know about preparing for a job interview.
And, because things don’t always run smoothly, we’ve even outlined five good reasons to cancel a job interview, as well as tips on how to cancel it.
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Here are some of the best ways to battle job interview nerves and make sure you stay confident, calm and collected on the big day.
It’s safe to say that we’ve all learned a lot over the last year. But how do you cover it all during an interview? Here’s our advice.
We’ve already covered some of the most common interview questions, but here’s our advice on the best way to answer: ‘why do you want this job?’
Three emerging interview questions for 2021, courtesy of James Reed’s bestselling book, ‘Why You: 101 Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again’.
Not sure how to talk about your weaknesses in an interview? Here’s what you should cover in your answer (and some examples of what to avoid).
A successful job interview means selling yourself just the right amount. To make sure you’re not accidentally putting your interviewer off, here are five job interview weaknesses, and how you can avoid them:
Find talking about yourself a bit of a challenge? Here’s our advice for how to answer: ‘Tell me about yourself…’ at your next interview.
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The inclusion of certain interview questions is inevitable. But, with a bit of practice, they needn’t be anything to worry about…
You might be familiar with certain interview types, for example telephone interviews or group interviews, but have you ever heard of competency-based interviews?
Not sure you’re up-to-speed when it comes to psychometric testing? Find out the facts now.
Important customer service interview coming up? We’ve got this. To help you practice, here are five commonly asked customer service interview questions, and how to answer them:
Interview questions come in all shapes and sizes. We’ve already covered the types of interviews you might have, but here are five of the most common types of interview questions (and our top tips on how to answer them):
Outfit? Check. Answers? Check. Checklist? Check. We’ve already covered how to prepare for an interview, but here are four things you should always take with you on the big day:
Not big on self-promotion? Here’s our advice for how to answer: ‘What are your strengths?’ at your next interview.
We spoke to students to find out what they thought were the worst things you can do at an interview – and gave our top tips on how to avoid them.
There’s only one thing scarier than an interview: cancelling one. To make sure you’re doing it in the right way, here are a few tips on how to cancel an interview:
Cancelling an interview can be a pretty awkward experience. To make sure you don’t burn any bridges, here are five good reasons to cancel an interview:
To help inspire you, here are five of our favourite tech interview questions courtesy of the latest edition of James Reed’s bestselling book, ‘Why You: 101 Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again’, and our advice on how to answer them:
We’ve already covered how to prepare for an interview, but here’s everything you need to know about the five most common types of interviews.
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What should you wear to an interview?
When picking what to wear for an interview, always aim for an outfit that matches the company you’re interviewing with. If you’re still not sure, stick to something professional – but comfortable. We also have interview outfit tips from some of the UK’s top fashion bloggers, which might help inspire you.