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Prepare, prepare, prepare! Learn as much as you can about the job you are applying for. Make sure you understand what the company does and what the job will need you to do. Be ready to talk about your skills and strengths and why you want the job. Practice answering these questions with someone you know. 

Bring a copy of your CV – it can help you to remember important things like your skills and strengths. 

Dress smart - wear work appropriate clothes like a shirt. 

Be on time - better yet, arrive 10 minutes before your interview time to show you’re good at keeping to time. Give yourself extra time to get to the interview, especially if you’re taking public transport.  

Technology - if you have a mobile phone, make sure it’s turned off or on silent and don't use it during the interview unless it's an accessibility aid.

Be polite - when you first meet the interviewer, say hello, introduce yourself, and shake his/her hand if you are comfortable to do so. 

After the interview - say thank you and when you get home, send a thank you email to the person who interviewed you. 

Interviewers are not allowed to ask you about your disability and you don’t need to tell the interviewer about your disability. It’s up to you if you want to tell the interviewer that you have a disability. If you need an accommodation at the workplace, you can wait until after you’re offered the job to request the accommodation. 

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AskUs Nottinghamshire’s Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Situation

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