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Interview

Think that getting a job is down to luck? Think again. The hard work starts here, as performing well at interview is absolutely vital to your hopes of getting the job. Our essential advice explains everything you need to know to perfect your interview technique: from basic interview questions to body language.

What is a job interview

What is a job interview?

Need interview help? Check out our 5 easy job interview preparation steps to stand the best chance of getting a job...

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Interview tips

Interview tips

From interview preparation and on-the-day essentials to handy calming techniques, check out these interview basics.

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Make a good impression

How to make a good impression with employers

Want to make a good impression with potential employers? From the initial application to the interview, here's some simple rules to follow...

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Interview mistakes

Interviews gone wrong

We take a look at some real-life interview mistakes. Just make sure you don’t fall into the same traps…

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Succeeding in temporary job interviews

Succeeding in temporary job interviews

Performing well in a temporary job interview requires a different approach to the one you will take when interviewing for a permanent vacancy. Follow these steps to improve your chances of beating the competition.

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Dress for success

How to dress for an interview

It's time for your interview. You've done research on the company, prepared some questions and mapped the route, but what then? It's time to plan your outfit.

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Common interview questions

Common interview questions

Ditch you job interview nerves by preparing answers to popular questions before you whip on the suit and head out the door.

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How to do interview research

How to do interview research

You're always being told that doing interview research is important, but how do you actually do it? We explain how to approach this crucial step in the interview process.

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Difficult interview questions

Some questions are always going to be a surprise but most, including difficult questions, can be prepared for. We tackle some toughies.

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Interview research

Get rid of your nerves and make sure that you know everything about the job you're being interviewed for!

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Interview questions to ask

Now YOU get to ask THEM the questions! Prepare a few in advance and avoid the awkward moment where you have nothing to say...

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Telephone interview tips

Telephone interview

With so many people applying for jobs, many employers are screening candidates through a telephone interview first. We have some handy hints to help...

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Video interview

Video interview

Video interviews are becoming more popular, especially with the growth of Skype. However, like telephone interviews you need to be very well prepared! We show you how.

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Competency interviews: the lowdown

Competency interviews need a lot more preparation and can be a scary prospect. We take a look at them in more detail.

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Interviews and your rights

Your rights during interviews

There are a lot of myths out there about interview questions that can be asked about your health or disabilities. We bust the myths and explain the truth in this handy guide.

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Interview preparation

Interview presentation tips

If interviews weren't scary enough, you've now been asked to do a presentation. But how on earth do you impress the panel? We show you.

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Being interviewed

Second interviews

OK, so you got a second interview - this means they like you. Now it's time to make them LOVE you!

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how to negotiate your salary

How to negotiate your salary

Discover how you can persuade would-be employers to give you the salary you want.

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After the interview

After the interview

We show you how to impress even AFTER the interview has finished!

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Job interview prep

Job interview preparation

If you’re stressing about your interview then you can help your nerves AND get interview-ready by preparing...

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Rejected

Why you've been rejected

Getting a job rejection can be tough, but learn from these 10 job interview mistakes and it may not happen again..

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Asking for feedback

Getting a job rejection can be difficult to deal with, but asking for feedback can help you progress in your job hunt. We show you how to ask for feedback.

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A guide to behavioural interviews

A guide to behavioural interviews

If you have been offered a behavioural interview but have no idea what one is, use this guide to prepare and shine on the day.

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Interview room

Panel interview

It's just you against a group of interviewers. Eek! The panel interview can be stressful... but it doesn't HAVE to be!

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Interview waiting room

Assessment centre advice

Eek! Assessment centre time! They can be nerve-wracking experiences - but they don't have to be...

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body language tips

Body language dos and don’ts in interviews

Body language in a job interview can, unbelievably, make the difference between getting a job or not. Here are some handy hints to ensure your body language makes a good impression.

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second interview questions

Questions to ask in second interviews

Been asked for a second interview but asked all your questions in the first one? Impress employers by using these great second interview questions.

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how to reject a job offer

How to reject a job offer

It might seem like a silly idea to reject a job offer, but it’s ok to do that. If you find yourself in this position, use this guide to ensure you do it in the right way without burning any bridges.

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Not sure what to wear?

 What to wear

Once you’ve practised your answers and researched the company, it’s time to think about what to wear. 

Find out what to wear at interviews.

Getting it wrong...

Bad interviews

We've compiled some of the most cringeworthy interview stories ever so you don't make the same mistakes...

How much money should I ask for?

What salary?

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