Applying for a job; whether you've done it before or it's your first time, it's always exciting. Because what kind of questions can you expect? What is the best way to prepare? And what if the interview also has to be online? We've put together a few tips to help you rock that job interview and start your career at Calco.
Job application tips
Prepare well for the interview. Make sure you read the website carefully to find out who Calco is and what we do. Also, think about who you are beforehand. What are your strengths and what are your development points? And what would you like to learn? Think also of concrete examples in practice.
Always have questions ready! You may want to learn more about the process and what it is like to work at Calco, but it also shows that you are well prepared. After all, the job interview is the moment to ask all your questions. So don't hesitate to do so!
Are you applying for a traineeship and would you like to make the switch to IT or Finance? Tell us why! Yes, we all know that these fields of study offer the prospect of job security and a well-filled bank account. But what is your intrinsic motivation? We are interested in your personal reasons for choosing a career in IT or Finance. Do you also have experience working with an IT tool such as Python or Java? Or have you been the treasurer of a student union? We like to see that you've already done some research and know where your interests lie. The worlds of IT and finance are expansive fields, after all!
Maybe this is obvious, but make sure you look presentable. Your dress code and grooming creates the first impression. If this is in perfect order, you already have an advantage. That's easy points, right?
OK, prepared and ready? Then the job interview will go just fine! Still have to take the analytical test? Then quickly go through these useful tips! Hopefully this will help you pass the test.
Good luck and 'You can do IT'!