1. Describe your strengths
It is almost guaranteed that on most Devon job interviews you will be asked what you think your areas of strength are (and sometimes what you think your weaknesses / 'development areas' are too). Naturally it's important to leave a positive impression with the interviewer(s) so you will need to show that you are taking a course of action to overcome your weaknesses. One thing is for sure, you need to have given some real thought to this frequently asked question in advance so you know roughly what you will answer when asked it.
2. Why do you want to take up this particular role?
Think carefully about this question. Stress the upbeat aspects that have encouraged you to apply for this job.
What qualities do you believe will be needed for this job?
The job ad for the job may help you a little bit, but you should also think of the other qualities that may be required. These may include leadership ability,leadership ability,supervisory skills ,supervisory skills ,leadership ability etc.
3. What do you believe you bring to this position?
This is your chance to shine. Tell them about your successes in your previous jobs that are relevant to the new position you are applying for.
4. Why do you want to join our organisation?
Emphasise the positive reasons why you want to join their organisation, but avoid aspects such as more money or shorter hours. These may not endear you to a prospective employer. Stress the positive reasons for your desire to change jobs - for example opportunities for promotion / staff training etc.
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