Make sure you’ve done your research on the company, including the industry, client sand stakeholders. Take a close look at their website and social media channels and find out about any recent company updates. Make notes of your key skills and weaknesses. Study the job description and think of what examples you have that make you a perfect fit for the role. Before the interview, make sure you have your notes on you, a copy of your CV and a pen and paper for further notes.
If it’s a video interview, make sure you set up your laptop or table somewhere comfortable and professional looking. If you’re not familiar with the video chat platform, have a trial run with a friend or with your recruiter. Make sure you use a professional username.
Take the call in a quiet place to avoid noises and disturbances. Make sure you have good reception on your phone, or if it’s a video chat interview, make sure you have a reliable internet connection. Think about each one of your answers before replying so you don’t sound rushed and you are giving the best answer possible. Think about your delivery and make sure you’re speaking clearly.Finish the call by thanking the interviewer for their time and ask about the next steps. When you have a video interview, make sure you’ve dressed appropriately for the role and industry you’re interviewing for. Maintain a professional posture and be aware of your body language throughout as you would do in a face to face interview.
Get in contact with your recruitment consultant and let them know how it went, and they can provide feedback to the client.