Top Tips for Interview Success

Our interviews are designed to provide you with a positive experience & the best opportunity for you to perform well. Here are some tips to help you prepare:

What preparation should I do?

  • Research the company website & familiarise yourself with the job role
  • Practise interview questions
  • Plan your journey & allow for traffic
  • If you require any reasonable adjustments for your interview please let us know
  • Take your CV, notebook & pen
  • Know the name /s of the interviewers
  • Prepare a list of questions that you would like to ask

How do I make a positive first impression?

  • Put your phone on silent to avoid distractions
  • Be yourself, smile, be confident & make eye contact
  • Establish a rapport with the interviewer
  • Check out the dress code policy, if in doubt dress professionally
  • Maintain a good posture
  • Relax, speak clearly and take your time to answer the questions

What can I expect in the interview?

  • Check the format of the interview
  • Prepare to give an introduction with an overview of your career highlighting key milestones
  • Bring to life positive examples where you have driven your own development
  • Discuss the steps you are taking to work towards your career ambitions
  • Research examples of competency questions
  • If you are required to do a presentation check timings & available IT equipment
  • Provide specific examples to questions with sufficient detail and avoid going off track
  • Use positive language

What questions should I ask?

  • Ask questions throughout the interview or at the end of the interview
  • Check to make sure you have answered the question fully
  • Express a genuine interest in the role