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Before the interview
Good preparation builds confidence. Here's a few things to do before the interview:
Research and learn about the organisation
Prepare copies of your resume and certificates
Give some thought to the questions they may ask
Plan what you’ll wear and be sure to dress to impress
Practice some interview questions with a friend
Be on time – plan your transport ahead of time
What questions might they ask?
It helps to practice and prepare what you want to say.
Here’s some common interview questions:
Tell me about yourself?
Why do you want to work for us?
What makes you the best person for the job?
What are your strengths and weaknesses?
Have you worked in a team before? Give some examples.
How do you manage your time?
What are your goals for the future?
What skills do you have that would make you good at this job?
At the interview
Here are a few things to consider at the interview.
After the Interview
Be sure to follow up after the interview.
If you’ve been successful - congratulations!
Make sure you say thank you and get all the information you need to start your new position – start date and time, location, what to wear and who to report to on day one.
If you’ve been unsuccessful, don’t give up!
Ask for feedback from the interview and use this to improve for the next one. Constructive feedback can be a great help in improving your chances next time.
"You may not always get the job at your first interview, and that's ok! Use the experience to do better next time!"
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