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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    Keep at it mate and well done

    Took me SIX interviews with the final one being a three man panel for my new job so keep climbing!!!

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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    I went for an interview for a brilliant job several years ago.....and got the job.
    The boss turned out to be a bit of a barsteward.
    In the end I couldn't wait to leave.

    The moral of the story is......... if you don't get the job you might have had a lucky escape.
    Hope you get the job though
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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    Quote Originally Posted by bobmac View Post
    I went for an interview for a brilliant job several years ago.....and got the job.
    The boss turned out to be a bit of a barsteward.
    In the end I couldn't wait to leave.

    The moral of the story is......... if you don't get the job you might have had a lucky escape.
    Hope you get the job though
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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    Mad inventor of the www.v-easy.co.uk A knowledgeable person knows lots of stuff, a wise person keeps it to themself

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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    Don't tell him pike.

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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    Quote Originally Posted by njrose51 View Post
    So just to follow up, I now have a third interview this Thursday 11th with the Chief Executive and the Head of HR. Hopefully this will be the last one as its proving tricky to find suitable excuses / time off from work!

    #hope
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    #universebekind
    Without wishing to raise false hope, this one sounds more like them providing the 'sign off' to the finalist/s selected rather than another typical interview
    Might even be useful to at least be prepared to discuss questions about contracts etc (no point falling at the last hurdle)

    Good luck

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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    My Father-in-Law used to do recruitment in banking. He has some tales to tell. He also has a very interesting interview strategy. I've not got the appendages required for most of his techniques, but I've used adapted forms of some of them in the past with good results.

    I had an interview about 6 years ago for a job I needed, maybe not necessarily wanted. That's another story. Anyhow, on his advice, when I had my chance to ask questions I asked the following sorts of questions...
    When I start who will I be working with? Is it possible to meet the team now?
    It's funny how quickly they changed from 'if you start' to join my use of 'when'. They took me upstairs and I got to meet the chaps and chatted with them. Realised I'd fit in well. So it worked well for me also.
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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    I am pleased to let you all know I was successful! I am now the Head of Fundraising for the PGA European Tour based at Wentworth. I am very very happy! Thanks for all your words of advice and support!
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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

    Get in there mate

    WELL DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by njrose51 View Post
    I am pleased to let you all know I was successful! I am now the Head of Fundraising for the PGA European Tour based at Wentworth. I am very very happy! Thanks for all your words of advice and support!
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    Re: Dream job interview - advice needed!

    Nice one, always good when a plan comes together.
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