Example of Good Resume : Clare has applied for and gained an interview for a position in an estate agency. The job appeals to her as no previous experience is essential, although a background in sales would be preferable.
Clare Griffiths is well prepared.
Clare has applied for and gained an interview for a position in an estate agency. The job appeals to her as no previous experience is essential, although a background in sales would be preferable.
CV has highlighted her communication skills and ability to deal with a wide range of people.
Why do you believe you can do this job?
The interviewer already has this information from Clare's CVand covering letter. However, the interviewer is giving Clare an opportunity to bring alive this information. The interviewer knows Clare can communicate effectively in written form and is
providing the opportunity to demonstrate she can do so orally.
Why did you choose banking the first place?
Clare needs to review why she chose this career before the interview. The interviewer, based on the information in Clare's CV, is giving her the opportunity to talk about herself. The CV is acting as the framework for the discussion.
After eight years away from the workplace, how will you adapt to starting a new job?
Clare's CV has highlighted her career history and therefore the dates have indicated when she was last in paid employment. The interviewer is taking his cue from Clare's CV as to the questions to ask.
By reviewing her CV beforehand and asking herself, 'if I was given this CV what questions would I want to ask', Clare could prepare herself for possible questions.