RCN Careers: Interviews


Increase your chances of success with careful preparation.

The interview is your chance to show the employer that you're the right person for the job. 

This page contains advice on interview techniques to help you prepare and practice for the big day.


Advice and tips to ensure your video interview runs as smoothly as possible.

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  • Techniques to help you prepare
  • Ideas for practicing and rehearsing
  • Preempting your interview questions
  • How to structure your answers
  • Body language and eye contact
  • Sample interview questions

Don’t be afraid to take a moment to think about a question, or ask your interviewer to repeat it. It shows that you are considering your answer, that you want to understand, and it demonstrates your communication skills.

Laura Guest, Children’s Practice Development Sister John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals Trust

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Excellent advice. I was successful in my interview and have been offered the post. Thank you all very much

RCN Member 2019