CVVID Career Guide

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Questions

Here are some examples of the sort of questions you might ask yourself. Make sure your questions give you the chance to show the real you.

  • Tell me something suprising about yourself.
  • What are your strong points?
  • What about a failure - how did you learn from it and what did you learn?
  • What do you see yourself doing in 5 years of time?
  • What motivates you?
  • What are the things you most want to learn?
  • Talk about a big event, achievement or experience- what did you learn about yourself?
  • Talk about something that makes you smile.
  • Talk about something that lets us see you at your best.

Finally: Prepare to be your best

When do you feel at your most confident? Imagine yourself there.



who makes you feel most like you? Imagine you're with them. Better still, ask them to help you.



In fact it's always a good idea to get someone you trust to help you.



Treat this like a project. Think it through. Walk around it. Build it up. Get some feedback from others.



Take a look at some of your Best Practice examples here.



But always remember, You don't have to be like anyone else, and you shouldn't be. That's the whole point: you just have to be you. You at your best.