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Interview advice: Your guide to a successful job interview

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The next stage of your job search

Congratulations on landing a job interview. To help you through this next stage of your job search, this guide is full of handy job interview tips.
If you're feeling nervous about the next steps to take after successfully landing a job interview, or need a refresher on some interview skills, this guide will walk you through the process step by step. 
Here, you’ll find all the advice you need to ensure a successful job interview – whether it’s taking place in-person, over video or on a phone call. From how to prepare for job interviews to how to answer job interview questions, here you can access your complete guide to a successful interview. 

How to prepare for a job interview

In our video, you’ll find all the advice you need to ensure a successful interview.

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What’s inside our job interview advice guide?

Part 1: Before the interview. This includes your pre-interview to-do list and the four things you should speak to your recruiter about to get interview ready. Advice on how to introduce yourself, how to answer common job interview questions, the STAR technique and suitable questions to ask in a job interview are also shared.
Part 2: On the day of the interview. This covers what to do on the day of your interview, including how to make the best first impression possible, build rapport with your interviewer and what to do if your mind goes blank when answering interview questions. 
Part 3: After your interview – what’s next? Once the interview process is over, there are several dos and don’ts to follow while you wait to hear back from the hiring manager or recruiter. In this section we explain what your next steps should be, such as how to follow up, what signs might indicate that your interview went well, what to do if your interview didn’t go as planned and how to prepare if you’ve been invited back for a second interview.

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