InterQuest Group's 10 Top Tips for a First Interview (Part 1)

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Leading Recruitment organisation InterQuest Group share their the first 5 of their 10 Top Tips for a candidates attending a first-round job interview (Part 1)

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InterQuest Group's 10 Top Tips for a First Interview (Part 1)

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  2. 2. 1 START WITH THE COMPANY’S WEBSITE. ALSO, CHECK THE COMPANY’S SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS SUCH AS LINKEDIN, TWITTER AND FACEBOOK. FIND ANY PLACES THE COMPANY HAS BEEN MENTIONED IN THE NEWS.
  3. 3. 2 BE PUNCTUAL ARRIVING LATE IS NEVER A GOOD START TO A JOB INTERVIEW. PLAN AHEAD TO MAKE SURE YOU DON’T GET LOST OR DELAYED ON THE DAY OF THE INTERVIEW. IF POSSIBLE MAKE A PRACTICE RUN BEFOREHAND, SO THAT YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY SURE WHERE YOU NEED TO GO ON THE DAY. z z z zz z z z
  4. 4. 3 CV KNOW YOUR CV INSIDE OUT BECOME AN EXPERT ON EVERYTHING ON YOUR CV, SO YOU CAN TALK THROUGH EVERY SECTION OF IT IN THE INTERVIEW IF CALLED UPON. CV CV YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO POINT OUT WHICH PARTS OF YOUR EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS ARE RELEVANT TO ANY QUESTION YOU
  5. 5. 4 IT MIGHT SEEM OBVIOUS, BUT IT IS VITAL THAT YOU ALWAYS DRESS IN FORMAL BUSINESS ATTIRE FOR AN INTERVIEW. DRESS SMARTLY APPEAR POSITIVE FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT; A SMART APPEARANCE AND POSITIVE BODY LANGUAGE ARE VITAL IN CREATING A GOOD ONE!
  6. 6. 5 PAY ATTENTION TO QUESTIONS MAKE SURE YOU PROPERLY LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEWERS’ QUESTIONS AND TAKE TIME TO UNDERSTAND THEM. DON’T RUSH YOUR ANSWERS AND DON’T WAFFLE. IT IS BETTER TO GIVE A SHORT CONCISE ANSWER, THAN A LONG ANSWER WITH LITTLE SUBSTANCE.

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