September - November 2020 showed a large increase in the unemployment rate in the UK with a record number of redundancies at an all-time high of 14.2 per thousand.
At the moment, the job market is tough. There are more candidates than ever before, and the market has changed from being candidate driven to employer driven. Therefore, if you are interested in the role you are interviewing for then it is imperative you do everything possible to secure that role for yourself.
Despite the current situation, companies are still interviewing - they are hiring new staff members. They’re having to in order to ensure they are still making money during these challenging times. That said, these interviews are slightly different to what we are all so used to.