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This website is a great source of general help for jobseekers looking to gain the edge over their competition and land the job. Sometimes though, a little specific help works wonders so here's some special advice for those wanting to win a secretarial interview.
If you've discovered the ideal secretarial job and want to fend off the strong competition and win that all-important job interview, we can help you.
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Almost all job interviews follow a similar pattern and your job interview for a secretarial position will be no exception.
Typically interviews comprise:
You might also be asked to sit one or more job aptitude tests so be prepared and do a little practice.
The job interview answers you give should be thorough yet concise. Say too little and your interviewers won't see your potential. Say too much and you risk losing points for poor communication.
Practice giving answers to the open-ended secretarial interview questions on the next page and ask a friend or colleague to conduct a mock job interview and give you honest feedback - many of our clients find this really helpful.
And like we said above, you too can ask questions so prepare good interview questions to ask about the job and the organisation.