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The Interview Expert by John Lees

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CHAPTER EIGHT

How do I prepare myself?

THIS CHAPTER LOOKS AT:

  • Your interview insurance policy
  • Managing the things under your control
  • Understanding ‘the look’
  • Professional behaviours
  • Getting ready for your screen test

INSURANCE

Readers of interview books understandably complain if advice seems obvious, but the number of people who fail to put the basics into practice is considerable. So, the basics are worth repeating, if only because they provide valuable insurance against things going wrong – at least the things within your control.

Any of the following could ruin your day if you fail to anticipate them:

  1. Double check the interview location. Use a map as well as your satnav, and ring in advance if you are not sure about which building ...

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