Classic interview questions
Every interview is different – the interviewer will have their own style (‘scary’ is not the default style, don’t worry!) and of course you will have an impact on the direction of the interview, too.
However, there are classic interview questions that come up time and time again that you can prepare for. Their wording might be different, but essentially, an interviewer wants to know:
- Why you have applied for the role?
- What makes you suited to the role?
- What will you bring to the role that is different or impressive?
- Key examples of when you have demonstrated skills required in the job or person specification.
- What kind of person you are – your strengths, weaknesses, interests and personality.
- Questions on your work history.
CV writing tips
The million dollar question – how do you write a winning CV that grabs the attention of a potential employer? A CV that makes them pick up the phone to invite you to an interview?Whether you’re applying for an Apprenticeship or job role, your CV has got to be right.
Application tips for success
Filling in an application form can seem daunting, especially if you haven’t completed one before, or you’re really keen on the job. They can look complicated and extensive, but ease the pressure by following these simple tips to get you started on the road to application success.
How to write a winning cover letter
A cover letter usually accompanies your CV and/or application form and acts as an introduction of who you are and why you wish to apply for the role. They are a formality, and as such, can simply be ‘short and sweet’ – leave the detail for your CV and application form.
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