Before the Interview

Preparation for the interview is vital for ensuring that you perform to the best of your ability. While the process can seem stressful if you take the correct steps you can vastly increase your chances of showing the assessor that you are the most suitable candidate for the role. By following these steps, you can show the assessor that you have the motivation, would fit in within Elm, and you have the skills that are being sought.


This might seem obvious to more experienced candidates, but it is crucial that you do your research on Elm and the role itself. By doing your research you can find out exactly what is being sought after in a candidate, and the best way to represent yourself to the assessors.

Plan your Responses

The Elm interview process is highly focused, and the questions asked will pertain to the skills and knowledge that is necessary for the role, so by understanding the skills and knowledge required for the position you can be confident you will be able to answer the questions given.

Interview Checklist

Preparation for your interview is vital. Being prepared for your interview immediately puts you at an advantage over less prepared applicants. You can use your preparation to ensure that you perform to the best of your ability during the interview.

Research Elm

Having a working knowledge of Elm will provide you with an understanding of the type of questions you might be asked, as well as the specifics of role you are applying for.

Find out how to get to your interview

Being late to your interview never looks good. Don’t give the assessor an immediate negative impression of your timekeeping skills

Prepare your answers

By understanding the type of work you will be undertaking in the role, and familiarizing yourself with the STAR approach, you can prepare a bank of answers to use during your interview.

Prepare your clothing

Make sure you know what the appropriate attire for the role is. Dressing incorrectly will immediately show your lack of understanding of Elm’s organizational culture.