Skills 360 – Tips for your First Job Interview: Difficult Questions

Welcome back to Business Skills 360 – the podcast that looks at the other side of Business English.

This is the fourth and final part in our 360 series on your first job interview. Today we’re going to tackle a few of those really tough questions that interviewers like to ask.

Getting ready. That’s the key. You need to spend time preparing for your interview and crafting good answers to the questions you’re going to face. I’ll go through five common ”˜difficult questions’ today and you can prepare your answers.

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Skills 360 – Tips for your First Job Interview: Research

Welcome back to Business Skills 360 – the podcast that looks at the other side of Business English.

This is the third part in our 360 series on your first job interview, and we’re going to be looking at the topic of research. And by that I mean the research that you should be doing before you step into the interview. Okay, so let’s get started…

When you prepare for an interview, you want to arm yourself with knowledge in three key areas. Number one is the position itself. Number two is the company. And number three is the industry.

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Skills 360 – Tips for your First Job Interview in English: Attitude

Welcome back to the Skills 360 – the podcast that looks at the other side of Business English.

Today’s show is the second in our series about your first job interview. Last week, in BE360 Interviews Part 1, we looked at how to show you’re right for the job when you have little or no experience. Today, we’re going to look at how to demonstrate a professional attitude during your interview.

If you’d like to test yourself on the ideas we cover in this lesson, visit the Business Skills 360 website. There you’ll find a quiz about today’s show as well as a complete transcript.

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Skills 360 – Tips for your First Job Interview: Work Experience

Today, we’re launching a new podcast: Skills 360 for Business English.

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Business English Skills 360 will focus on the soft skills essential to your success in business.

Appropriately enough, we’re doing this first series on another kind of first: your first job interview. The biggest question about first job interviews relates to experience. How do I show I’m right for the job when I have little or no work experience? What am I supposed to talk about? Even if it’s not your first job interview, you might run into the same difficulty. Perhaps you’re changing careers or transitioning into a new aspect of business. The question remains: How do I relate what I’ve done to what they want, even if it’s not directly related?

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