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This practice interview covers the basic skills required for any interview and should be the starting point for all applicants regardless of the role they are applying for. It contains interview questions designed to assess the basics needed for any interview, focusing on communication and answer structure. Why should I take a Shortlist.Me interview? Here […]

This practice interview covers the basic skills required for any interview and should be the starting point for all applicants regardless of the role they are applying for.

It contains interview questions designed to assess the basics needed for any interview, focusing on communication and answer structure.

Why should I take a Shortlist.Me interview?

Here are 5 great reasons why you should take this practice interview on interview basics first as part of your interview preparation:

  1. It familiarises you with basic interview questions that are asked by interviewers in real interviews for any role.
  2. It gives you expert guidance and interview tips on how to answer those interview questions and how to do the basics right in any interview.
  3. It adds to your interview experience.
  4. It shows you how you perform under interview conditions from the point of view of your interviewer.
  5. It allows you to practice interviewing without anyone else watching.

What does a Shortlist.Me interview involve?

In a Shortlist.Me interview you are asked a series of interview questions. You’ll get a short time to think about each question and then your device will record your answer.

When you’re done answering a question you’ll watch your answer back and receive coaching on what the interviewer would be looking for in your answer – if you’re not happy with your first attempt you can keep trying until you’re ready to move on to the next question!

How do I take a Shortlist.Me interview?

Enter your name and email address into the form above. You will receive an email with the link to your interview in it – click the big red button to enter the Shortlist.Me interview lobby.

The interview duration will vary depending on how many times you retry your questions – however this interview is 5 questions long with a maximum answer time of 2 minutes per question.

Will anyone ever see my Shortlist.Me interview?

No – your Shortlist.Me interview will not be available to anyone and will not be used for any purpose other than to help you prepare for your interview.