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How to stand out in an interview and get the job you want

Join the next in our series of free online National Careers Service careers workshops for hints and tips on how to get ahead in an interview and secure a new job.

So far in our series of five workshops we’ve guided you through the steps to improving your employability. We’ve covered looking at your skills and interests, exploring what careers are out there, unlocking your potential by developing new skills, and writing an effective CV. Our final week is all about the interview.

If you have made it to the interview, congratulations, you’ve got what they’re looking for! This is your opportunity to shine. Maybe you haven’t done an interview for a while, or it could be your first one. Our expert careers advisers will help you make a positive impact and arrive with confidence, fully prepared and ready for success.

Week 5 Making a good impression in the interview

You’re at the interview stage, so how do you get the job? The final workshop in our series of careers events will provide you with all the tools and techniques you need to make a good impression in an interview. Preparation is really important and our professional advisers will help build your confidence, tackle any nerves, and help you show potential employers that you are the right person for the job. The interview is also a great chance to learn more about the role, so we’ll help you think about the right questions to ask.

Workshops will cover:

  • Preparing for the interview including different types (video, phone, face to face)
  • Demonstrating the right skills and experiences for the job
  • Commonly asked questions
  • And more

To get the advice to impress in interviews and unlock a better way ahead, follow the links below to sign up to the events in your region:

Date Location
14 February: 10am – 11am South West
14 February: 10am – 11:30am London
14 February: 10:30am – 12pm East of England
14 February: 11am – 12:30pm West Midlands
15 February: 10am – 12pm Yorkshire & Humber
17 February: 10am – 11am North East
17 February: 10am – 11:30am East Midlands
17 February: 10:30am – 12pm South East
17 February: 11:30am – 12:30pm North West     

If you have missed any of the workshops from the series and would like to know more, or need any careers advice on learning, training and work outside of these events you can always contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900 or via webchat (8am-8pm weekdays and 10am-5pm Saturdays) or visit


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