“Why do you want to work for us?” Demonstrating your motivation in application forms

Many job applications will include a question about motivation: a question that asks about why you want to work for a company, or what you think you will get out of doing a particular role. It’s important to understand that when you write about your motivation, the employer will want specific reasons. Avoid generalisations such … More “Why do you want to work for us?” Demonstrating your motivation in application forms

How to answer ‘What do you know about this company?’ on an application or at interview

A common application form and interview question is: ‘what do you know about our company or organisation?’ It can be a difficult question to answer – often it feels like telling the company or the interviewer information they’re already sure to know. So why do employers ask this? As we saw in part one, A … More How to answer ‘What do you know about this company?’ on an application or at interview