Preparing for an interview

Make an impression
Learn how to prepare for interview and what makes a good impression.

How to answer interview questions
You will be asked a variety of questions by the employer to understand your skills, experience, career motivation and business awareness.

How a telephone interview is conducted
A telephone interview can be used as the first stage of selection; find out how they are structured and what to expect.

Tips for video interviews
More and more companies are taking their interviews online - find out what you need to do to excel.

After the interview
Whether you are successful or not there are still benefits and experience you can draw from the interview.

Five steps to interview success (PDF - 775KB)
Download a copy of our handout on succeeding at interview.

Mock interviews
You can request a mock interview. If there is time and there are available appointment slots, we can look to book you in. You must supply details of the real upcoming interview to help the adviser prepare for the mock interview.

Interview preparation and role play workshop
At Careers Network we also run interview and role play workshops which provide you with further tips and tricks. Find out when the next interview and role play workshop is on.

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