How to prepare for a Job Interview

Are you having trouble finding a job? In today´s climate this is a re-accuring problem for anyone who is battling the deadly process of applying for a job. With these useful steps on how to prepare for a job interview you will set yourself apart from all of the other candidates who are also fighting their way to their dream job.

What to do before applying for a job

You are able to find most tips and advice on how to prepare for an job interview, but what about before you even apply for a job? Most people forget that this can be an important part of the selection process too.

How to prepare for a job interview

How to prepare for a job interview

Here are a few tips to take into account before you apply for a job.



  1. RESEARCH. This is evident in any job you will apply for. Research the company and the  role thoroughly as this will certainly impress the employer when it comes to the interview.
  2. Get in touch with someone who is in-charge of the recruitment process to find out more information about the role in more detail. Be formal, friendly and polite and you should ask in particular what skills they are looking for. You might even want to ask for a day´s experience or shadow someone for a day. This will instantly show your enthusiasm in comparison to those other candidates who have instead taken a back seat.
  3. Stand out. If a job requires you to have knowledge in Excel or Word Press and you don't ,  find out more information about these areas. This minor detail could be the reason they reject your application. Ask someone who has knowledge about this area or even buy a book that teaches the basics.  Anything that will help you prepare for the application process will better your chance at getting through to the next stage.

 

Need more advice? Here you can find the top 10 tips to prepare for an interview.

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