S12E01: Job Interviews

Together with Beth Gillions we put on our best confidence clothes and talk about job interviews: what it’s like asking the questions, what do you do when you forget everything about yourself, and what are the practical assessments like for job seeking conservators? We share our top tips and some great advice from our followers on Twitter too!

00:02:10 Kloe and Jenny’s experiences of being on interview panels
00:05:37 “Is there anything you’d like to ask us?”
00:08:34 Everything we hate about interviews
00:10:47 How do you deal with nerves beforehand?
00:20:16 Being on the other side of the table
00:23:26 Typical questions you might come across
00:28:21 Getting the questions in advance
00:34:03 What do you do when your mind goes blank?
00:37:24 Different types of interviews
00:54:27 What to do after the interview
00:58:06 Asking for feedback
01:00:33 Our final top tips
01:02:34 Comments, questions and corrections
01:06:39 Patreon shout out

Show Notes:
– Follow Beth on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bethgillions
– S05E05 Portfolio Extravaganza: https://thecword.show/2019/05/15/s05e05-portfolio-extravaganza/
– Twitter thread about dealing with nerves: https://twitter.com/thecwordpodcast/status/1518225244598816768
– Check out Icon News for ‘Moving On Up’ career advice sections: https://www.icon.org.uk/resources/icon-news.html
– Twitter thread about mind going blank: https://twitter.com/thecwordpodcast/status/1518907490125197312
– Twitter thread about follow-up and aftercare: https://twitter.com/thecwordpodcast/status/1522172504390832128

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Hosted by Jenny Mathiasson, Kloe Rumsey, and Beth Gillions.

Intro and outro music by DDmyzik, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

Made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International license.

A Wooden Dice production, 2022.

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