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The employer wants the person they choose to be a good fit for their organisation and the job. They need to understand whether your:
You will prepare better answers and sell your potential if you research both the organisation and the job.
For part-time or full-time jobs:
If you aren't familiar with the work, use the Job Guide to find related job descriptions.
Before graduate job interviews develop a strong understanding of the occupation, the organisation, relevant current affairs and commercial factors.
It will be difficult to explain how you fit the job if you aren't clear about:
Read the job description and the company's career pages thoroughly. If you can't get a copy of the job description, ask people working in similar jobs for detailed information about the role.
You can also find information about graduate recruitment programs on the Graduate Opportunities website.
Employers prefer candidates that have a good understanding of their business, its products or services, and the sector in which it operates.
Increase your awareness of developments in the field you are seeking to enter. Be ready to express your thoughts and ideas.