Selection interviews are still the most common way of appointing new staff.
If you are the candidate, your objective is to persuade those hiring that you are the best person for the job.
Having been interviewed many times myself and interviewed loads of applicants and helped clients do better in job interviews, I believe that there are 5 things that you must be able to demonstrate in job interviews:
Job interviews are not always predictable but I believe that you can increase your chances of success by focusing on the above areas.
Of course the real work takes place before you get anywhere near the job interview. So make sure you really focus on your preparation for the job interview too.
Since 2006 I’ve worked with in excess of 6,000 accountants and professionals in workshops, seminars and one to one helping them land their next jobs and become better leaders, presenters and business partners. Before that I spent 25 years in accountancy climbing the career ladder from Payments Clerk to FD. I’m a CIMA Fellow, Certified Professional Coach and Team Coach Facilitator.