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Job Hunting for Rookies by LID Editorial

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CHAPTER 7

Impressing interviewerswith your competenceand capability

Talking about essential interview themes

Interviewers can ask many questions, but thankfully you don’t have to memorize answers to every single question. All you need to do is prepare to answer questions covering the following four themes:

1. Questions about your capability – in other words, “What can you do for us?” Interviewers are probably most focused on how you can use your skills and knowledge to help them achieve organizational goals.

2. Questions about chemistry – in other words, “Will we like you and get along with you?” Employers don’t just want to hire talented people; they also want to hire friendly people with similar values to the rest of the team.

3. Questions ...

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