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10 tips to prepare you for your next job interview

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13:30 PM | 12 August 2014
by Will Moir
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Got a job interview lined up? Here's ten simple ways to walk in confident, prepared and ready to nail the interview.

1. First impressions are everything

2. Sort your portfolio out

3. Check over your CV

4. Don’t lie

5. Research the agency

6. Plan your journey out

7. Do some research on current advertising campaigns and trends

8. Prepare some questions for the end of the interview

9. Have an early night

10. Prepare answers for the main, basic questions



For more advice on job interviews in the creative industries, check out our interview guide.

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