Job Interviews - Strategy No.2: Do some homework

Job Interviews - Strategy No.2: Do some homework

Tuesday 28th January 2020

This post is one in a series which provide tips and techniques on how to prepare for a successful interview. Awesome, you have got a job interview!

Taking the time to prepare for a job interview may result in one of the best paybacks you ever receive.

Here are 5 Tips to start your job interview preparation:

  1. Do some ground work - read the company’s website.  Organisations expect that you will know about their products and services.
  2. Google the company.  Look for recent news or things that you should be knowledgeable about.  You can also use this knowledge to ask questions at the end of the interview.
  3. Re-read all of the information that you have been provided with about the job i.e. position description, job advert and any other company information that you have been given.
  4. Research the people you will be interviewed by.  Check out LinkedIn – the majority of profiles have a head shot which can be very helpful.
  5. Find out what is happening within the industry sector.  What are the trends, challenges and predictions for that industry?

In upcoming posts, we will cover topics a range of interview topics to help you to be successful at your next job interview.

Written by the Your People Recruitment team