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.