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‘I have learnt an incredible amount about business, experiences that no monetary value could even come close to purchasing. Every challenge was a learning experience, every day is a lesson and you are never too young to strive to be the best you can be.’
Here’s a sample response that proves you\'re a team player and the sort of employee who thrives at fostering positive work relationships. Use the template to address the key selection criteria listed in the job ad and land your dream job!
If you\'re applying for graduate positions in government departments and agencies, the selection criteria will often ask you to highlight how you\'ve taken academic learnings and applied them to real-world situations. Here\'s a sample response.
Struggling to address sample criteria in your job application? Use this templated response to demonstrate that you have the skills and ability to organise high volumes of information materials.
The way you answer this is obviously going to depend on the job you’re applying for, but in general it’s best to demonstrate that you are able to and enjoy working both independently and with others, as most jobs require you to do both at different times.
When the interviewer asks you this question, they’re getting to the key issue: why should they hire you and not someone else? Answering this persuasively could clinch the deal and make the difference between a job offer and a rejection letter.
Such an interesting question deserves an interesting answer, but be careful not to get swept up in your imagination. The interviewer is trying to create a picture of who you are, so be careful how you portray yourself.
An overbearing boss, unpleasant working conditions, unrealistic targets, personal health issues, and more can all affect our mood and stress levels in the workplace. Looking after your mental health should be #1 on your list of professional priorities, here's our tips for improving your workplace wellbeing.
Despite its initial air of morbidity, this question has less to do with actually dying and more to do with your aspirations and motivations. Your answer will give the employer an insight into how you prioritise your life and what you hope to achieve.
To answer this question, think of people who embody the qualities that you most admire and that would be most valued in the position you’re applying for. Explain why you look up to them and how they have influenced you either directly or indirectly.
Many people feel pressured to put in long hours, whether to get that sought after promotion or to ensure job security. But at what cost is this at? Take a look at just how detrimental overtime can be for your health and weigh up whether it is worth it for you.