What's a group interview like?

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    Got an interview on Thursday at Artisan people for a part-time temporary job and I rang up to find out about times and locations. She then told me it was going to be a group interview and to be honest, the idea kind of scares me... This is my first ever interview aswell.

    Any advice or knowledge on the subject? Thanks
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    They tend to do silly ice-breaker games.
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    (Original post by Collegeisbae)
    Got an interview on Thursday at Artisan people for a part-time temporary job and I rang up to find out about times and locations. She then told me it was going to be a group interview and to be honest, the idea kind of scares me... This is my first ever interview aswell.

    Any advice or knowledge on the subject? Thanks
    I've had a group interview once.. ur definitely gonna be asked to collaborate with the other ppl there at some point, but don't worry if they seem better than u or anything.. in my case, there were 3 interviewees (including me), and both another guy and I were chosen

    just relax and do ur best
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    (Original post by Rhaenys10)
    I've had a group interview once.. ur definitely gonna be asked to collaborate with the other ppl there at some point, but don't worry if they seem better than u or anything.. in my case, there were 3 interviewees (including me), and both another guy and I were chosen

    just relax and do ur best
    Oh goodness... well just going have to try my best I suppose. Did the interviewers ask many questions? Thanks for the advice.
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    I just had a group interview at ASDA, they called it Asda Magic aha. But all we did was talk, and they wanted to see how we interact with people we don't know, if we look people in the eyes when we talk etc, we played stupid games and introduced each other - could have been a lot worse. I got the job though
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    (Original post by Collegeisbae)
    Oh goodness... well just going have to try my best I suppose. Did the interviewers ask many questions? Thanks for the advice.
    it depends
    they'll usually start by asking each of u questions separately.. the group task usually comes towards the end
    make sure u don't come across as overbearing, but try to be assertive enough too
    and if there's a chance for you to help one of the other ppl there, don't hesitate to do it!
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    (Original post by Rhaenys10)
    I've had a group interview once.. ur definitely gonna be asked to collaborate with the other ppl there at some point, but don't worry if they seem better than u or anything.. in my case, there were 3 interviewees (including me), and both another guy and I were chosen

    just relax and do ur best
    Where was your group interview?
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    Where was your group interview?
    HMC interview for a scholarship
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    (Original post by Rhaenys10)
    it depends
    they'll usually start by asking each of u questions separately.. the group task usually comes towards the end
    make sure u don't come across as overbearing, but try to be assertive enough too
    and if there's a chance for you to help one of the other ppl there, don't hesitate to do it!
    That sounds a lot better, would prefer them to ask questions separately and I'll try my best to follow your instructions, thanks again.
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    (Original post by Rhaenys10)
    HMC interview for a scholarship
    Cool, what's the scholarship entail?
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    (Original post by Goaded)
    I just had a group interview at ASDA, they called it Asda Magic aha. But all we did was talk, and they wanted to see how we interact with people we don't know, if we look people in the eyes when we talk etc, we played stupid games and introduced each other - could have been a lot worse. I got the job though
    Congratulations on getting the job! That's great! That sounds like a pretty relaxed interview, I think I'd quite like that. Hope mine is similar.
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    (Original post by Collegeisbae)
    Congratulations on getting the job! That's great! That sounds like a pretty relaxed interview, I think I'd quite like that. Hope mine is similar.
    Just relax and be yourself. You'll be fine
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    Cool, what's the scholarship entail?
    25,000 pound scholarship for a year at a boarding school in the uk (for lower sixth form), with the possibility of doing upper sixth there too
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    (Original post by Rhaenys10)
    25,000 pound scholarship for a year at a boarding school in the uk (for lower sixth form), with the possibility of doing upper sixth there too
    That's good. is this the school you're at now?
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    That's good. is this the school you're at now?
    nah
    i turned it down and finished college in romania
    didn't really like the school they put me in
    idk it just didn't feel right but now i still want to go to uni in the uk lol
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    (Original post by Rhaenys10)
    nah
    i turned it down and finished college in romania
    didn't really like the school they put me in
    idk it just didn't feel right but now i still want to go to uni in the uk lol
    Okay. I bet that was fun. What was Romania like?
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    Okay. I bet that was fun. What was Romania like?
    =))))))))))))))))not necessarily better, but it all turned out well in the end
    but now that i live in austria i do kinda miss it
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    (Original post by Rhaenys10)
    =))))))))))))))))not necessarily better, but it all turned out well in the end
    but now that i live in austria i do kinda miss it
    Good. And, that's awesome , I bet the cousins is interesting.
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    (Original post by Collegeisbae)
    Got an interview on Thursday at Artisan people for a part-time temporary job and I rang up to find out about times and locations. She then told me it was going to be a group interview and to be honest, the idea kind of scares me... This is my first ever interview aswell.

    Any advice or knowledge on the subject? Thanks
    I've run group interviews - what they tend to look for is how well people mix with others. Do they dominate the group? Can they share ideas and, if there is a group task, reach a good compromise?

    Try to listen to others but do contribute.
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    Good. And, that's awesome , I bet the cousins is interesting.
    the cousins? ))waat
 
 
 
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