Competencies. When I wrote the LinkedIn post that inspired this blog, I was fairly sure most of the questions I would get would be on commercial awareness. Oh boy, was I wrong! Almost everyone asked me about competencies. So I’m going to write this post as though I was talking to myself 4 years ago, … Continue reading Tell me about a time when you ….
You've polished your competencies and your examples are excellent (if you do say so yourself)....but what now? Now you need to link those examples to the fabulous research you have done. But what if you're answering a competency question- surely you don't need firm research here? WRONG. You need to put outstanding research in every … Continue reading How to use firm research in your application (like a pro)
So this first post is going to be like that first class back after the long summer holiday. You’re not going to have to do much with your brain, and I’m just going to be impressed you’ve turned up at all. In future posts I’ll include activities (as though my site is an awful textbook). … Continue reading “But it’s so competitive…”