What is a Working Interview? (Everything You Need to Know)
Can I ask questions during a working interview, or is it all about me showing what I can do?
Your working interview is a great time to ask questions and to get to know the company and job role in more detail. However, don’t let your quest for some insight affect your ability to complete the tasks at hand.
Can I decline a working interview if I don’t feel comfortable with it?
An employer will usually ask for a working interview when there’s a reason for it. If you’re uncomfortable for any reason, you should discuss it with the recruiter and see if any reasonable adjustments can be made.
Are there any legal requirements or regulations around working interviews?
Working interviews are generally held through recruitment agencies, but those that aren’t should adhere to employment regulations. Candidates should be paid for their work, and may be entitled to some benefits within certain industries.
What are some common mistakes to avoid during a working interview?
Avoid being late and make sure you’ve dressed appropriately for the role.
While it’s great to ask questions, you should be mindful of asking too many when you should be focused on completing a task.
Remember that you’re there to do a job, so try not to get caught up in the usual office chatter – always prioritize the tasks you need to do.