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Interview Tips to help you get that perfect job in Horsham

AllHorshamJobs is intended to help people find jobs in Horsham or to find jobs near Horsham. With the recruitment market now more competitive than ever, you need to give employers even more reasons to pick you when you get to the key stage of being invited for a job interview.



The first minute of a job interview are really key to your success. Here are a few helpful tips on what to expect and what to consider for your job interview.

Job Interview checklist



  1. Be sure to double check the time, date and whereabouts of your job interview

  2. Plan the route the day prior, eg if you are being interviewed for a job in Horsham you could get a route map from google maps so you can pin point the place to be before hand, or why not make a trip there the day before to avoid any last minute upsets on the day

  3. Research the role and company before the interview, a few minutes spent typing the company's name into Google will be time very well spent. Read the company's about us page and any news articles you can find. Your interviewer will be impressed if you have a reasonable understanding of the company and its background

  4. Re read through the job advertisement to ensure you are confident you know what the job involves and what the recruiter is looking for

  5. Review your CV and have a hard think about exactly why you think you'd be a great candidate for this job



Look Good, Feel Better


Rightly or wrongly, looks can make a difference, be smart and look professional. give consideration to the company you are applying to - how do your potential future colleagues dress for work? If you already look the part then you're on the way to fitting in at your desired new job!


Be on time!


It is key to keep in mind that you never get a second chance to make a excellent first impression, so make sure you're prepared. Aim to arrive 20-25 minutes before your interview is booked to start, that way if your bus is late or you get stuck in traffic you'll still arrive bang on time. If you arrive early, you could wait nearby at a restaurant or have a short walk round the area thinking about what you plan to say in your interview. Aim to report to the front desk exactly 10 minutes before your scheduled interview time.


Smile and look the interviewers in the eyes


Eye contact is one of the most important aspects while on your interview and can make a significant difference in how you present yourself. If you often look away when speaking to someone, you are viewed.may come accross as lacking confidence or not interested or even being dishonest. So always answer the questions with eye contact, but don't stare so hard it looks odd!.


Be enthusiastic and positive


During your job interview always be positive. Do not be unenthusiastic or mention any bad points about previous employers. Focus on positive achievements and optimistic views, remember to smile and be attentive.


Finally, don't give up your job hunt!


The fact is that that you are unlikely to be offered every job that you'd like to get, however ideal you think you may be for it.



If you do not get the job after an interview it is a good idea to go back through the interview with someone and try to have them to discuss any areas where you could have done better. There will be other opportunities in time and any less that perfect interviews should be looked upon as part of a learning process.



Don't forget that performing well at an interview is a skill and it can be learnt and improved with help and practice. There are plenty jobs in and around Horsham - the main thing is to find the right one for you!

AllHorshamJobs wish you the best of luck with you job hunting!


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