Have you been called in for a interview? Congratulations! This is proof that the company sees you as an interesting candidate. The thought of an interview may for many result in some anxiety and nervousness, but stay calm! We have collected our best advices to prepare you for an interview and written down frequently asked questions




Visit the company’s website, the websites of competitors, their rapports, their products and services, their growing potential etc. What are their values and work culture?

Learn about the job

Really think through what it is that make you apply for the job. Why did you apply? Is there something that you would like to get a better understanding of? Show your interest of the company and working tasks. It’s a good idea to write down the questions that comes to your mind.

Who are you meeting?

Do your research about the person with whom you will meet at the interview. Learn the full name and work title, for example on LinkedIn.

Often asked questions

Prepare yourself by reading the job description and think about what questions that may be asked. Prepare different answers so you can go to the interview and feel comfortable.


First and last impression

This is a very important one. The initial picture of a person is the one which will last the longest. Be sure to greet politely and don’t be afraid to accept a cup of coffee or tea.

Answer technique

Give tangible examples when talking about previous experiences. Describe situations, your area of responsibility, how you acted and the results. This is a technique known as SRAR (situation, responsibility, act, result).

Body language

Be aware of your body language and how you act when nervous. Read the signals of the recruiter – is the vibe relaxed or formal? Is it okay to crack a joke or not?

Allow silence

Silence can be uncomfortable. But if you need to really think about a question it is often seen as positive sign if you can let it be silent.

Frequently asked interview questions

It can be a good idea to be prepared for some questions that often appears during most interviews. Here are some of them, including tips on how to tackle them.

Could you please tell us little bit about yourself?

Tell a little bit about yourself shortly. Focus on things that may be interesting in regard to the job.

Some good things to highlight could be your personality, choice of career or choice of education

Why did you apply for this job?

Was it something in particular that caught your interest? It can be either the job or the company.

Why did you choose the education that you studies?

Was it something in particular that made you choose your education? If you had the chance to choose again, would you have made the same choice?

Is there something that have been extra interesting or challenging?

What are your strengths?

It can be competences, personal qualities etc.

Try to mention strengths that can be useful for the job you’re applying for (questions that ask how your strength can help you in the job are frequently asked).

What do you think needs improving?

Try to answer as truthful as possible – everyone have something to work on.

A smart thing to do is to mention a quality that includes both strength and weakness. For example: if you say that you’re structured, it could be a good quality because you’re good at prioritizing and planning your work, but it could also mean that situations that are unstructured make you stressed.

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Writing a CV

A good CV makes it easy for the recruiter to understand why you are the right person for the job. You should also keep in mind that the CV is just about the right length and adapted for the job. Hear you can read about our advices regarding how to write the perfect CV.

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