Job interview tips

The job interview is probably the most important step you will take in your job search journey - it’s your best chance to show the company and hiring manager that you’re the best person for their job.

With advice from experts at our Beijing and Shanghai recruitment agencies, we've provided our job interview tips below to help you land your next job.

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How to prepare a phone interview

In today’s digital world some hiring managers choose to conduct preliminary interviews by phone.

Phone interviews can be challenging as you're not physically in the room with your interviewer and in some cases, you have to work even harder to stand out.

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How to prepare for a video interview

Video job interviews are becoming more common each year. How can you be sure to impress the hiring manager via webcam? Make sure you’re prepared to get in front of the camera by following these video interview tips.

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Behavioural interview questions

Have you ever wondered what behavioural interview questions (BIQs) are - and how to answer them?

We’ve compiled the ultimate and definitive guide to help you respond to behavioural interview questions with ease in your next interview.

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How to read body language in an interview

What you say in an interview is only a part of the message you send to a potential employer. Positive body language plays a vital part in the first impression that hiring managers have of you.

Read our guide on how to put forward your best self in an interview.

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Interview psychometric testing

At some stage of your job search it’s likely you’ll be asked to undertake a psychometric test.

It can seem daunting but by understanding the pros and cons of psychometric testing you’ll have a better idea of what’s involved and how to prepare.

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Interview skills

Preparation is what will give you confidence in your next job interview.

Here are some interview skills to prepare.

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Dos and don'ts of first and second interviews

From being punctual to ensuring you pay attention to the body language of your interviewers, there are key elements to keep in mind for every job interview. To ensure you succeed, Robert Half provides advice on the dos and don’ts of job interviews.

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How to politely decline an interview invitation

Most job candidates are thrilled to be asked to attend a job interview. But there are also a wide range of reasons why you may need to decline an interview invitation.

Here are some tips on how to decline an interview invitation while keeping your professional reputation intact.

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How to answer the interview question: “What is your career path?”

Chances are, at some stage you’ll be thrown the interview question: “What is your career path?” This is one of those questions that’s easy to take the wrong step with, but it’s a lot harder to get the response wrong when you understand why it’s being asked.

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Why you might fail a job interview

There are some common errors that can see candidates fail a job interview – and what you can do to avoid them, and instead create a positive impression.

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