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How best to answer interview questions?

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    Do they want your honest individual answer or would it be better to find facts and information on that company and give them as your reasons?

    For example, why do you want to work for this company?
    Do I say my personal interest in that company (which I probably don't have as I haven't heard of a lot of places before I applied) or do I repeat what's on their website? e.g. xxxx is a trustworthy, globally recognised company with xx amount of employees

    Obviously a combination of the two would be ideal, I'm just wondering how many facts I should stick to or base it on all opinion

    Look at the company website and see if they have any company 'goals' or 'values', always good to match those with your own personal values and skills. You gotta talk about both them and you in your interview as it shows you've done your research on both them and yourselves and it makes you look like a good fit if you understand how you will make a difference to the role. My careers development service at university said that the most important thing to do in an interview answer is to match yourself with the company and their ideals. Hope this helps and good luck! ^^
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