Careers workshop - InterviewsIntroduction to interviewsWikipedia defines the term interview as: An interview is a conversation between two or more people where questions are asked by the interviewer to elicit facts or statements from the interviewee.
The purpose of an interview is to gather information to satisfy criteria
Types of interviewsPeerPanelGroupPhone / Skype
Typical interview structure
Tell me about yourself (introduction)
Tell me what you know about our company
(A discussion of the role)
What is your main strength and what is your main weakness?
Behavioural based questions
Do you have any questions?
navitas.comnavitas-internships.comAnswering questions using STARSituationTaskActionResult
Question: Can you tell me about a time you had to work in a team in order to complete a task?
Situation: What had happened?Task: what was your goal? Action: what did you do? Results: what was the outcome?
navitas.comnavitas-internships.comDo your homework and be prepared!
Research the company
Know as much about the role as possible
Know your resume
Tie the following into what the company is seeking:
1 key strength1 weakness1 challenge 2 accomplishments
Plan your trip
Dress the part
navitas.comnavitas-internships.comDuring the interviewShow enthusiasm Exhibit positive body languageGive one to two minute responses and use examples using the STAR method if possibleAnswer confidentlyPrepare good questionsRestate your interest at the end of the interview and clarify the next steps
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navitas.comnavitas-internships.comWhy enrol in The Professional Year?Further points towards your permanent residency application
CV preparation and interview skills
IELTS preparation and one free IELTS test
Professional training specific to the industry
Australian work practices
Professional internship (work experience) for 12 weeks