There are lots of books, courses and advisers to help you to get a job. Typically these deal with researching target employers, how to write covering letters and CVs, and how to cope with interviews.
What they don’t do is actually to give you a practice interview to test and improve your performance at this critical stage of the job hunting process.
You’ve put a lot of work into getting an interview. Perhaps you have read books on how to answer tough interview questions, but you are not sure your interview will truly reflect your abilities. Perhaps nerves or lack of confidence or inexperience will get in the way? Do you know how to demonstrate the required technical skills, as well as teamwork, leadership and motivation?
Interviews are high stress situations, a rare occasion when you really have to sell yourself. Advice to “be yourself” is useless. You know you need a strong performance to win the job. Like an actor, you need to rehearse, rehearse and rehearse.
This is where we can help. Geoff Bignell and Peter Wilford have been part of the interviewing process, from both sides, and from all-day sessions and committees through to short one-to-ones, right across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Candidates coming to us for interview practice have a very high success rate.
If you would like a practice interview, please send details of the new job with your CV and any covering letter to Geoff, and he will arrange a time to see you. You will receive an interview rehearsal and feedback on your performance, including advice on rapport and body language. Your investment is £395 including VAT if you get the job; with a refund of £100 if we fail. This is not just interview coaching; this is the dress rehearsal.