The good news is you've been invited to a training contract interview. The bad news is... you've been invited to a training contract interview! Don't panic. This article explores what you should be doing in preparation and how best to present yourself on the day.
Two years ago, in my penultimate year at university and in the summer before my final year, I followed the advice of a careers adviser and made a number of training contract applications.
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