Interviews

Interviews come in various forms, but the main purpose of an interview is to try and find out if you are the right person for the job. If you have been offered an interview, well done - the organisation is keen to find out more about you!

It is completely natural to feel nervous about interviews but there are many things you can do to make the process feel less scary. Getting prepared will help you to feel more confident. Find out more about:

Practice your interview technique using Interview Simulator. We we also offer practice interview sessions to help you gain experience answering interview questions. You can book this (once you have an actual interview date) via 0114 225 3752.

Practice interviews

This is a chance to practice in a formal interview setting followed by feedback designed to improve your performance and confidence. Once you have booked in, send us  information you have been given by the employer about your interview and any information you have about the job and role to help us to prepare relevant questions. Practice interviews take place at both City and Collegiate Campus. Places are available on a first come first served basis, so book as soon as possible. Contact us to book.

What happens during the sessions:

You will be asked a selection of interview questions and given you feedback on your

  • responses
  • technique
  • language
  • interview conduct

Interview rooms available in the Careers and Employability Centre for telephone/Skype interviews

Don't forget that you can book one of our interview rooms if you need to find a quiet space for your telephone or Skype interview. Call into the Centre or ring 0114 225 3752 to book.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 16:29