How to act during an apprenticeship interview

The Apprentice Finder

As we’re entering the busiest time of year for apprenticeship interviews, we thought now would be a good time to remind you all of how to act during the interview itself. If you know what to expect, it’ll help offset any nerves you will have.

Generally, interviews follow a set pattern. The interviewer will:

  • Tell you about the company and the job

  • Ask you questions which will assess your abilities, personality and motivation

  • If you have any questions, you’ll be encouraged to ask

  • Inform you of the next stage of the process and when a final decision will be made.

Many interviewers start by asking about you as a person. They do this to put you at ease as most people are comfortable talking about themselves. This is a great opportunity to show how activities you’re genuinely interested may relate to skills the recruiter is looking for so it’s best…

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Some have called me a leader, and a entrepreneur, they say I have integrity, presence and skills to ensure continuous improvement and success in whatever challenges I face. They also tell me that I am positive, resilient and motivating. I say, I'm just a normaI guy from Gateshead in the North of England, who started as an apprentice engineer. I have been in the right place at the right time and in the wrong place at the wrong time! I have successfully initiated and led complex organizations and situations to completion and success, and I have been in some jobs where success seemed untouchable. Mainly though, I have tried to learn everyday, help people to progress and learn the skills they need to be successful. I have had the privilege of working with some great people locally across the UK and more recently internationally in Asia, Europe and now USA, where I am lucky enough to work for where I am head of 3aaa USA. This website is just me having an outlet to talk about all those thoughts, ideas and things I learn that pass through my head every day when I face the challenge of doing business. I will also rant on about how great apprenticeships are, and how you can help change peoples lives through them. After all thats how I got to do the great things that I have done, and also I am still an apprentice everyday! All I ask is that if you find it interesting then leave a comment and share what you read. THANK YOU.

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