just had a job interview...

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  1. Freek

    Freek Lets get freeeeeeky

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    Just had my first job interview in like 4 years. I am sooo happy with how it went that i thought id share!! was some 2 hour interview half of it discussing stuff the other half was a written assesment. Never had an interview that i thought went well before and even if i dont get the job then im still happy with how it went atleast ey??
     
  2. muzzadj

    muzzadj POW!

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    Good luck man!
     
  3. Teddy

    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    good luck man.

    i had an internal interview yesterday, went quite well until i said "is there actually anything you would like to ask me that would be relevant to this job role?"

    wasn't my smartest move but a move none the less
     
  4. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    congrats you brool sumabitch
     
  5. Freek

    Freek Lets get freeeeeeky

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    haha i take it you work for a very big firm then! same as me, mine was internal and you're right only 1 of the questions actually related to the role i was applying for!
     
  6. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    give them hell old boy
     
  7. Freek

    Freek Lets get freeeeeeky

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    cheers guys! i find out in like 2 weeks if i get it or not... looooonnnnggg!!!
     
  8. Kenneth4Eva

    Kenneth4Eva Let's Breed

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    well done :) but remember to keep looking elsewhere for work
     
  9. Freek

    Freek Lets get freeeeeeky

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    Its cool man i already got a job, this is just for a better, more paid, more relaxed job, which i could really really do with lol!
     
  10. Kenneth4Eva

    Kenneth4Eva Let's Breed

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    sweet. i hope you get it then. good luck
     
  11. rysk

    rysk Part-time waster

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    last interview I had went horribly, kept freezing up and could barely put a sentence together, kept staring off into space when talking to the interviewer (i do it a lot out of habit, always had trouble keeping eye contact with people...really need to work on that) and when they asked me "Do you have any questions?" i said "no."............baaaaad move.

    All this is odd because the interview i had before that was for a better paid job with better prospects, which i was much more nervous about, but it still went considerably better.


    goddamnit i need a job.
     
  12. emy

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    Ive been looking for what seems like ages for a new job and have had a lot of interviews so I seem to now have loads of answers stored up, as you tend to find the same questions come up, but then on the one about if you have any questions I can go blank, or just ask how many people work here or something like that I should really think of something better, a good one is to ask about chances of progression etc

    Well, yet to be successful but will find out on monday from my latest interviews!
     
  13. MrChapman

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    I just got promoted at work and the interview was hell. It was all internal and everyone else had our manager interview them. I got the firms grand overlord uber boss on mine as our manager was on a course. He was all shiny shoes, designer suit and all the trimmings, aston parked outside. I was all jeans and nike hi tops and a battered hi viz...

    They did say they were impressed with my question of "where do you see this job leading to?" so like emy said, use that. Shows you wanna move up the ranks n ting, become a man and have as many fag breaks as you want. I asked about the training styles (is it a course or ongoing) and about what additional roles I would have (I discovered I get to interview people when we have new staff) and what incentives I had available to motivate the staff too so if it's a management tip or the questions are relevant try them?

    Jobs are gay though.
     
  14. danwell

    danwell BAAAAAAAAAAAAABE WAIT

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    Good luck freek mate
     
  15. Teddy

    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    haha exactly this.

    found out today i got the job! happy times, i touch, many touching.

    good luck for 1.5 weeks time man.
     
  16. Salvus

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    Good luck man!