Getting the best from your interview

The interview is about presenting yourself as the best candidate for not only the position, but the company. Our handy guide will take you through some simple steps to make sure you do just that.

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​Interviews give your potential employer the chance to see you – in the flesh, or remotely over a video call – to learn about your likes and dislikes, capabilities, and get an overall feel for whether you will fit in with the organisation.

​However, getting the best from the interview doesn't just mean showing your best self to get the job - it also means using the opportunity to assess the environment you will be working in, those you will be working with and for, and making it clear in your mind whether the job and organisation are right for you.

First interview, second interview, face-to-face interview, telephone interview, video interview: whatever the type of interview they all have one thing in common – you have the opportunity to shine.

"To be a great champion, you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are."

Muhammad Ali

What's inside the guide?

​You may be the most knowledgeable professional for the job, but without performing well at an interview you won’t stand a chance of securing your next role.

The guide takes you through the following:

  • Getting to grips with the organisation you could be working for

  • Dress code

  • Different types of interview

  • Tackling common first interview questions

  • The big day

  • Second interviews

  • Preparing for a presentation task

  • On-the-day tasks

By downloading this guide, you will learn the tips and tricks on the interview process which will help you to make the most of the short time you have to sell yourself.

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