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    Interview process

    Telephone interview that was supposed to last no longer than 10minutes. It was basically a match making interview, seeing how I matched up to the what the company required from their candidates. Key skills, responsibilities and my USP which differentiated me from others. I enjoyed the interview process, I took the time out to carefully detail my previous roles and because I wasn't provided with much information, i had my ipad on the company website as soon as it was made available to me. The interview lasted 30minutes due to the built rapport and objective definitions.

    Most difficult question

    One of the most difficult questions was how I was going to link administration with my chosen goal of being a journalist. I've never been asked such a question before so I was a bit taken aback. What I learnt was, the question wasn't to trip me up but more to convey my balance with seeking employment with said industry. I answered with progression within the company will lead me on a path which will hopefully determine my future, flexibility was needed not a strict attitude,

    Interview tips

    Always stick to the STAR model -

    S ituation
    T ask
    A ction
    R esult

    There is no going wrong with this model, it exemplifies the uses of situation type scenarios and how you as an individual dealt with said problem. Employers enjoy examples from your past history.

    Experiences at the assessment centre


    Interview steps


    • Phone
    • 1:1
    • Group / Panel
    • Senior Management
    • Video


    • Numerical
    • Personality
    • Verbal reasoning
    • Psychometric


    • Assessment centre
    • Group exercise
    • Background check
    • Presentation
    • Competency based questions

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