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How to Complete a Competency Based Application Form (Virtual)

“Tell me about a time when…”

Date(s)
January 18, 2022 (November 3, 2021 , April 28, 2022 , May 23, 2022)
Location
Microsoft Teams
Time
14:00 - 16:00

Competency based questions are commonly used in application and interview processes. Although they often seem straight forward, these types of questions can often throw you if you are not well prepared. This online presentation will provide you with examples of competency based questions and give you the opportunity to practise your technique with your peers.

Before the workshop, you may find it helpful to think of real-life examples of when you have used skills such as team work and communication skills. Please have a pen and paper to hand for this part of the workshop.

Meet the Consultant

This workshop will be led by Rory Bonnar, Postgraduate Employability and Careers Consultant at the Graduate School. Rory holds a Masters in Human Resource Management from QUB, is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development (MCIPD) and is a Non-Executive Director (NED) for a local Charity.  Rory joined QUB in 2018 as an internal recruiter leading on recruitment and selection activities for the faculty of EPS.  Prior to joining QUB, Rory worked as a specialist recruitment consultant in the private sector liaising with local, national and international companies in their search for talented staff.  In his role with the Graduate School, Rory develops and implements employability programmes to enhance students' personal and professional development.

Department
The Graduate School
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Subject/Theme
Careers