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Preparing for the next steps

Be prepared for different types of interviews

Once you're successful with your application, you'll be invited to the next stage of the selection process. This involves an interview, and could also include a psychometric test and/or an assessment centre. Interviews can be a nerve-wracking experience, but if you're prepared and you've practised your interview skills you'll feel more confident.

The key to performing well in any interview, whether it's face to face, over the telephone or via video, is to prepare well.

The information on this page covers different types of interviews, preparation tips and what questions to expect. We've also included links to other resources to help you succeed in your interviews.

Preparing for interviews

Be prepared for your interviews, whether they're face-to-face, over the telephone, video or at an assessment centre.

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Guide to assessment centres

Discover the assessment tasks, exercises and interviews you'll take part in when you attend an assessment centre.

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Psychometric and aptitude tests

Organisations use psychometric and aptitude tests to assess personal attributes, characteristics, intelligence and general abilities.

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