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Career Development Guidance for Sixth Form Students
Oyster Search & Selection were recently invited to Sir Thomas Mills High School’s annual Career Development Week event aimed at first year sixth form pupils where Michael Pickup made a presentation to the pupils offering practical help and advice about applying for a job, preparing covering letters, cvs and application forms, together with hints and tips about effective interview technique. Please click on the link below to see our presentation.
Preparing for Interview - suggested answers to some common questions
Providing considered, well-thought out answers to interview questions is vital so being prepared is important. A lack of preparation will soon show through and will reflect poorly upon you. A list of some of the more popular job interview questions are included in the attached document, together with some suggestions on how you might go about answering them.
Preparing for Interview - some suggestions for questions you might like to ask
You can expect that interviewers will ask you if you have any questions for them towards the end of the interview. Therefore, what kind of questions might you ask? Be prepared with well thought out, open-ended questions for the interview. A list of suggested questions that you could ask at the end of an interview are contained in the attached document. Most of these questions allow you to follow-up with a statement as to why your background and experience makes you the ideal candidate – although this isn’t a must of course.