Prepare for your job interview, and prepare to succeed
Job interviews are up there with some of the most stressful situations we face in our lives, especially when trying to move into a different role or specialism. But much can be done to relieve the pressure and maximise the chances of being successful.
Preparation is all. First, read through the job description carefully and make a note of examples that demonstrate your suitability for the role so you can discuss these confidently at interview, advises Hays Healthcare director Simon Hudson.
‘If there are elements of the job that are new to you, think about the core skills involved and how you might have used these in other ways,’ he says.
It’s imperative to do your homework. Look up the background of the interviewing trust or employer.
‘Look at their website for recent news or announcements,’ adds Mr Hudson....
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