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10 blogs to boost your chances at interview

Whether you're applying for a job as a nurse, mental health or allied health professional, being well prepared for your interview can make a big difference to your chances of getting the job. Here's a recap of some of our recent blog posts that offer you some valuable tips for making a good impression.

FAQs for OTs

Some interview questions crop up time and again for particular health professionals. We take a look at some of the favourites posed to occupational therapists.

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Stress less – how to deal with interview anxiety

Do interviews for mental health jobs or physiotherapy roles make you nervous? Find out how to make sure it doesn't affect your performance.

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Managing expectations

Whether you're up for one of your first Biomedical Science Jobs or a position as Head of Radiography, you need to show you can manage – not just your workload but your team too.

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Avoid the pitfalls

Whether you’re a nurse or a Biomedical Scientist, there's plenty of advice on offer about what you should do to perform brilliantly at interview. But what about things you shouldn't do?

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Follow your STAR

Learn how to use the STAR technique to respond effectively to competency-based questions.

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Practise positive thinking

Make sure the 'weakness' question isn't your Achilles' heel. Learn how to avoid negativity when you talk about something that's not your forte.

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Give yourself the edge

Whatever kind of locum or permanent healthcare role you're applying for, you're sure to be up against some strong competition. Make sure you stand out as a prime candidate for the job.

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Ask as well as answer

A job interview is a two-way street. Be ready to fire a few questions at your interviewer. It doesn't matter whether you're applying for a position as a sonographer or a community nurse. It will show him or her that you're really interested in the job. 

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It's the 24-hour countdown

Your interview is just a day away. We list some of the things you can do to make those final hours really productive.

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A handy prep sheet

Our downloadable Interview Preparation Sheet is a useful tool to help you get ready for the big day, featuring key questions, advice for answering them and space for you to note down your answers. 

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Good luck, and don’t forget to ask your Sanctuary Consultant for any advice. We’re always happy to help!

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