Interview Techniques

The interview is a two way process - the interviewer wants to identify whether you would benefit the company if they employed you. You want to establish whether the company will provide you with the opportunities to achieve your reasons for changing employer.

first impressions

You never get a second chance to make a first impression!

your body language

your speech

preparation

Research the company before your interview. This demonstrates your initiative, drive and motivation. Points to consider:

the interview

Tell me about yourself?

This is the classic opening question and your answer should include a short profile on yourself and the skills you have. Be prepared, concise, relevant and enthusiastic. Check with your profile on your CV.

What do you know about us?

Show that you have researched the company and have an insight into their business and their needs. Check with the Company Profile supplied by us.

What are the most important skills you will bring to us?

What skills do you feel you need to develop?

after the interview

Call us as soon as possible after the interview to give your consultant feedback. We will have telephoned the company shortly after your interview to determine their level of interest in you. We will communicate their comments to you and offer support and guidance as you take the next step forward.