The interview is a core part of the recruitment process for all organisations and is a two-way exchange between you and each interviewer.
Interviewers assess your suitability for the role by asking questions which give you the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities and personality. In turn you can ask questions to your interviewers and assess whether the organisation and job is the right match for you.
Some recruiters use a single interview to decide whether to hire you. Many will use a sequence of interviews to inform their decision. There are different types of interview, for example the face-to-face (most common method where one person or a panel of interviewers will conduct the interview), group interviews (where you are interviewed together with other candidates) and telephone interviews*
*Note: Prepare in the same way that you would for a face-to-face interview. Make sure you choose a suitable time and date, in a place where you will be free to chat in a quiet place without any interruptions. Make sure your mobile is charged if you are using it.
Prepare yourself in advance with all the checklists and tips listed here. Do this before the interview, not at the last minute!