Futures Magazine Volume 2 September 2020 - Flipbook - Page 16
F U T U R E S
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Interviews can be scarier than Kanye coming for you on Twitter- whether it’s for a job, college, sixth form or
university place, use our guide for handy tips and hints on how to ace it.
It might sound simple but doing your research on the
company/institution you are interviewing for will
impress them no end. Research the role or course you
are applying for an get informed on the latest
trends/news around what it is you are applying for.
THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX
Try and give answers in your interview that will set
yourself aside from the other young people applying.
Your interviewers may remember you for your unique
replies and consider you favourably.
Not only are you being interviewed, but this is also an
opportunity for you to interview the
company/institution. Before your inteview, prepare a
list of questions you want to ask as you need to make
sure they are also a good fit for you too.
One way to develop a growth mindset is to ask for
feedback from your interviews. This will allow you to
see what you done well and what you could improve
on for next time. It is also very impressive to employers
if you are to take on board constructive feedback
BRING YOUR WHOLE SELF
Aside from ensuring you are professional and polite bring your whole self to the interview! Let them see
the real you including your unique quirks. Tell them
about your passions, interests and dreams and how
this relates to the position you’re applying for!
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