Preparing for an interview

Get interview ready with advice on preparation and tips for success.

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    Preparing for your digital interview

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST partnered with Qube Learning

    As we have less face-to-face contact at the moment, and with the general increased use of video calling, here are some great tips on how to prepare for your online interview.

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    Five tips to effectively prepare for an interview

    Learn how to prepare for your next interview with these five tips from career services advisor Linda Spencer. Linda discusses strategies to adopt so you can feel more confident throughout the interview process.

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    Preparing for an assessment centre

    If you have been invited to an assessment centre, here are a few ways that you can prepare and perform at your best.

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    Researching a company online

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST partnered with Qube Learning

    Qube Learning’s golden rule for a successful interview is making sure you research the organisation in advance. Find out how research can help improve your chances of securing a role.

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    Eleven things to consider before accepting a job offer

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST

    You have been looking for a new role and have been successful in securing a job offer. Before you accept, here are a few things to consider.

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    Your digital footprint

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST partnered with Qube Learning

    More and more often, employers carry out social screening before offering you a job. Qube Learning offer a few tips so you can make sure your digital footprint is the best it can be.

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    Using Microsoft Teams for video interviews

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST partnered with Qube Learning

    You may be asked to use a video conferencing platform for your job interview. Learn how to prepare for a virtual interview using Microsoft Teams.

  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years

    How to answer the 'where do you see yourself in five years' interview question

    Linda Raynier shares her two-part formula for answering the ‘where do you see yourself in five years’ interview question with ease.

  • What are your weaknesses

    How to answer the 'what are your weaknesses' interview question

    Linda Raynier teaches us how to prepare and answer the ‘what are you weaknesses’ interview question.

  • Tell me about yourself

    How to answer the 'tell me about yourself' interview question

    Linda Raynier teaches us how to answer the ‘tell me about yourself’ interview question with ease by implementing four simple tried and true tips. 

  • Building your personal online brand

    How to create your own personal brand

    Building a personal brand involves creating a recognisable professional profile which you can grow both online and offline, and use to market yourself to prospective employers. 

  • After a job interview

    What to do after a job interview

    Hays Worldwide shares tips on what you should, and shouldn’t do after a job interview.

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    Interview skills - course

    Source: Learning Pool

    This e-learning module will explain the importance of interview preparation, as well as providing helpful hints and tips on interview questions and how to combat nerves.

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