Preparation For An Interview Notes

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Interview Notes - Generic Interview Preparation


In an interview you should dress very smartly as this will give your interviewer the impression that you are a very clever person and that you can present yourself well. Do not walk into the room ‘baggy’ clothing otherwise you will give off the bad impression and this may cause you to not get the job.


Make sure as soon as you walk into the room, go in for a handshake to the interviewers as this shows you have good manners. Also, do not willingly take a seat unless you are offered one. This proves that you are fairly polite and can respect others well.

Body Language:

Always sit up straight in an interview as this shows you are interested in the job. In addition, make frequent eye contact with the interviewers as this shows again you are interested in the job and that you are actually paying attention to what the interviewer is asking. Try not to play with your clothes or hair as this can distract the interviewer and also could be a sign of nerves which is not something the interviewer really wants.

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When talking and responding to questions in the interview, make sure you change your tone of voice. This shows that you are not a boring, monotonous person and that you actually are keen on the job. Furthermore, it helps the interviewer too as they know that you are focused on the interview and are not becoming bored

Preparing answers to likely questions:

In the interview you will most likely be asked a question that gets asked alot which is, ‘why do you think we should pick you over everyone else?’ This is a question you would need to prepare ...

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