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How To Prepare For An Interview

How To Prepare For An Interview

We show you how to prepare for a job interview from how to dress, what to bring to the interview, what kind of interview questions to expect and what kinds of questions you can ask them.

Step 1: Get the details right

Know when and where you're going.

Find out who's going to be interviewing you.

Make sure you have a job description.

Find out the dress code - dress smart to play it safe.

Step 2: Know your target

Learn what you can about the company.

Keep an eye on news in leading weeks for stories about them.

Step 3: Know yourself

Know yourself versus what they want. Find out what they want and match yourself with that.

Quantify and qualify yourself.

Finally, re-read your CV.

Step 4: Prepare for the obvious questions

Prepare for standard questions: strengths, weaknesses etc

Step 5: Prepare questions to ask them

What would you like to know? Their structure, promotion potential etc. But do not ask obvious questions you could have found out beforehand.