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Job Hunting for Rookies by LID Editorial

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CHAPTER 8

Chemistry, commitmentand cash: handlinginterviewers’ concerns

Answering questions about chemistry during the interview

Interviewers want to figure out whether you will get on with the rest of the team. In order to convince interviewers that you are a likeable person who will quickly build new relationships and become an asset to the rest of the team, you need bear in mind only three key principles:

1. Be positive. For example, focus on what was good about your boss, colleagues and organization rather than dwell on what was wrong with them. Even if you didn’t get on with your last boss and are asked “What was your boss’s biggest fault?”, be sure to be positive. If you need to talk about the reasons you are leaving an organization, phrase ...

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