Did you know employers spend an average of six seconds looking at a CV before moving on? If an employer receives approximately 50-200 applications per role, it certainly makes it difficult to stand out from the crowd.
Your lifeline to the real world starts now. Employability! No problem, I’ll get my degree and be employable, right? Not quite!
Your degree is only part of the employability equation. Are you a good communicator, do you work well in teams and feel ready to leap into the real-world of work?
Behavioural interviewing (also called situational interviewing) is a job interview focused on discovering how a candidate will act in a specific employment related situation. It focuses on experiences, behaviours, knowledge, skills and abilities that are job related. This approach is very popular in New Zealand and is based on the belief that how you responded to situations in the past will predict how you will behave in the future.
Giving back makes you feel good and it can also be fun, exciting, weird or down right nerve wracking – you really can take your pick!