It seems that nowadays there’s an app for absolutely everything – dating, selling and even
ways to help you find your car! So it’s no surprise that there are a number of free ones that
will help polish your answering techniques and ease those pre-interview jitters.
Here is a list of 5 great apps that will get you ready to smash that interview!
Interview Guide app
This Question and Answer app from Placecom offers a wide range of questions on 14 different subjects. From Finance to Marketing, 40 of the most popular questions have been selected so that you can really hone your interviewing skills. The best thing about this app is that it offers you the opportunity to rehearse your own answers. If you’re feeling unsure, relevant ‘smart answers’ will pop up to help add to your response.
On the morning of the interview, sometimes it seems that having breakfast can feel
impossible! If you feel like stress is beginning to take its toll, take five to sit back and take a
Headspace is a free app that guides you through ten minutes of calming meditation. Whether
you’re in the kitchen or on the train, indulge in some relaxation to ensure that you are sharp
and 100% ready for whatever questions may be thrown at you.
Although it is more a website than an app, Pramp is perfect for those who wish to pursue a
more technical career, like software engineers or web developers. The app offers the unique
opportunity to practice interviewing someone face-to-face via video call.
This helps immensely as it simulates the same pre-interview jitters that you would usually get
along with similar questions, but as it’s only a mock you’ll be able to make notes of the
experience and use them for your real interview.
Ever rushed into a meeting or an interview and completely blanked who you were talking to?
Well, luckily, the Charlie app can help you there. It eliminates all embarrassing moments by
pulling up all necessary information on your potential employer so that you are 100% ready.
Not only this but Charlie combs through hundreds of sources and sends you a one-page email
briefing of all relevant recruiters and the companies they represent. So if your potential
employer recently received an award, Charlie is there to highlight it, giving you an upper
Whether you’re making amends on your cover letter or e-mailing a potential employer,
Wordzen is a brilliant plug-in for your Gmail account. It ensures that all your writing is
polished and professional. By clicking the “smart send” button after your first draft, the
software will scan and transform your shorthand notes into professional emails.
The process takes less than ten minutes and it’s completely free. Perfect for those who aren’t
confident in their grammar and want to make sure that all their professional correspondence
is completely flawless.
Francesca Hooper writes for Inspiring Interns, which specialises in finding candidates their
perfect internship. To browse our graduate jobs, visit our website.
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