The Ideal Candidate

Be yourself 

There’s a very simple way you can do this. Talk about your hobbies, interests and any work experience you might have. 

These things will enable employers to get a better idea of who you really are and what you’d be like to work with. 

Explain why 

Explain why you’re excited by the role, what skills and experience make you the best person for the job, and what drew you to the company in the first place. 

Ask questions

Asking questions shows that you have a genuine interest in the company and that you’re serious about the role. This is something employers really look for – because having employees that constantly ask ‘Why?’ encourages improvement and innovation.

Be open-minded

Employers are looking for people who are willing to put themselves out there and try new things.

Being open-minded in this way will be crucial to your career development and finding your place within the company.

“We want people to come in and give it a go...be open, ask questions and take risks” – BOC 

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