If you've got a job interview or expect to get one soon, you're in the right place. This is the start of our Great Job Interviews Guide.
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Now it's time to win the job!
In this Job Interview Guide you'll find top interview tips on all aspects of your job interview including how to give great interview answers and some sample answers too.
Armed with these tips, you'll be one step ahead of your competition and ready to deal with anything your interviewers throw at you.
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The purpose of a typical job interview is two-fold:
Your resume, CV or job application gave the interviewers some information (enough for them to consider you a possibility) but the interview is their chance to find out more about you and assess in detail your suitability for the post.
These normal types of job interview last about 50 minutes and usually comprise the following:
The answers you give will be compared to the job criteria and in most cases you will be given a score for each answer, based on how closely you match that criteria. The job applicant with the highest score is usually successful, unless there are other factors the interviewers wish to take into account.
If you want to be the winning candidate at these types of job interview, it follows that:
We'll show you how to do both.
There are other types of job interview you may be invited to. These include: