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Getting Interviewed For Your Next Career Opportunity

The moment you get that interview invitation, the first thing to realise is that you’re worth interviewing.

Someone has reviewed your CV/resume and matched you against the job spec, so what...

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Seeing I am changing roles, a colleague asked me how I ace job interviews. While there isn’t a magic formula in securing a new job opportunity in the market, I did find some useful tips I could share from my experience so far.

Some thoughts about becoming successful at interviews

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Earlier in my career, my interview preparation focussed more on my technical skills.

It was logical to repeat and recite why all my technical skills mattered to the organisation I was lookin...

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One thing I find super-useful is asking relevant questions prior to the interview, to know more about the role and why they are hiring.

  • Are they replacing a leaver? Why did they leave?

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The excitement and overwhelm of interviewing can lead you into the trap of over-preparation.

Whatever you do, avoid rigid and scripted answers. You know why? Interviewers are smart too. Th...

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The culture of most organisations can be detected from interacting with many customer facing staff if you have the opportunity.

How was your interaction with the recruiter who first contacted...

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I have been a regular culprit of marking my own script. I would leave an interview and start second guessing my answers. Don’t do it! It’s just weight on your mind and it won’t help you.

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I always do that! It helps me understand their background and areas of specialisation prior to my interview. It has helped me anticipate possible interview questions too.

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