If you are preparing for a job interview, read our top tips on how to leave a lasting impression on the interviewers:
Do your research
It is highly likely that you will be asked questions about the company. Make sure you have done your homework, look at their website, familiarise yourself with what the company offers and their latest product.
Practice your answers
Although there is no way of knowing for certain what questions you will be asked during the interview, there are some questions that you are likely to be asked. To give yourself a head start, prepare answers to the most common interview questions in advance. A list of the top 5 most common interview questions can be found below. The internet is also a great tool to use for interview questions and answers.
- What are your weaknesses?
- What can you do for us that other candidates can not?
- What are your goals?
- Why do you want to work here?
- When were you most satisfied in your job?
Look the part
Remember – first impressions count. Make sure you look the part.
Being prepared will help you feel calm and remain in control. Make sure you know how to get to your interview location. Allow extra time for any unexpected delays. Remember to speak clearly, smile and remember that your interviewers are just normal people too.
Have some questions prepared in advance for your interviewer, this will show your interest in the position. Ask questions which will give you more information about the job and the company.