How to prepare for an interview

Get interview ready and learn how to perform best in your job interview, with a range of advice on interview preparation, question types and tips for success.

Interview preparation | Example responses | Question types and testing

Interview preparation

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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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    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.

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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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    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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    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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