Job interview tips

This section is designed to help you interview effectively. Find out how to prepare and make a great impression, read through common interview questions and create insightful questions of your own.
Most people experience a degree of nervousness before and during a job interview. Accept that these feelings are natural and follow these tips to stay relaxed in the interview.
Asking the right questions in a job interview is essential to the success of the interview. You show that you have genuine interest in the job and also have an opportunity to get to know your potential new workplace better.
The key to a successful interview is preparation. Use the interview tips below to impress your potential employer during that vital first meeting.
Referees play a crucial role in your job search by representing you to a prospective employer. Their references can make or break your chances of securing your next role, so it is critical that you choose the right people, maintain the relationships and properly brief them on the roles you apply for.
To demonstrate at an interview that you are the right fit for the role, preparation is vital. Use these common interview questions to prepare succinct, relevant responses; matching your skills and attributes to the needs of the company and role wherever possible.
While there’s no way of predicting exactly what you’ll be asked at an interview, these answers to our 10 challenging questions might just help you out of a tight spot:
The technology may be more advanced in a Skype interview, but the principles of interview etiquette remain unchanged. Read our job interview tips to brush up on the basics, and then note these tips to nail an interview on Skype.
To negotiate your new salary from a position of strength, preparation is crucial. You must have clear and realistic expectations of what your skills and experience are worth and be prepared to ask your potential employer for what you want.
If your CV and cover letter have been impressive enough to get you an interview, the job could be yours – provided you perform well at the meeting.
The interview is your opportunity to convince a potential employer that you are the strongest candidate amongst tough competition.
Being put forward for an interview is a great achievement; it means your recruitment consultant has decided you’re suitably matched to a role they’re looking to fill.