First & second interviews can vary. Normally, the first is to gauge your personality & is mostly about your ability to do the job, so questions may focus more on your career & key responsibilities of your current & previous roles. The second is often focused on fit, so questions…
During an interview, you will be asked numerous questions that will test your poise, ability and most of all, your interest in the job. They are asked so the interviewer can make a decision on the following things: Can you do the job; will you complement the team ethos & culture; are you willing to put in the extra effort; are you manageable & is the salary right. Please note that only one is directed at your ability to do the job.
The quality of your research can win or lose you an interview. It can significantly increase your chances because your interviewer will consider your research as a reflection of your enthusiasm, interest & commitment to the role. It shows you are up for the challenge, thorough, genuine & competent & almost all employers like those traits.
Never did I think I’d write such a poignant piece of content. In all the years I’ve been involved in helping people with their careers, I’ve never seen so many amazing people left wanting in the marketing related jobs market.
A big reason people struggle to achieve their true career goals is sometimes a lack of thought, vision or discipline, but often, it’s because their goals are too vague or open ended.