How to Answer the Job Interview Question Can you tell me about your Gap Year, recorded on your CV?
Interview questions are asked to uncover a particular skill, quality or experience from the interviewee. The reason why many job applicants fail during the job interview is because they don’t understand what it is the interviewer wants to hear.
In this article we have broke down what the interviewer is looking for in a perfect job interview answer and to help you create the perfect answer we have recorded an example answer
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Can you tell me about your Gap Year, recorded on your CV?
Explanation of the Question:
Many of us take a gap year after university, when asked this question the employer is looking if you “bummed” around or did something “interesting” explain how your gap year gave you new skills you can use in your job
Example Interview Answer
“After completing my accountancy degree I took a gap year and travelled and work in Asia, it was a great personal experience and a gain a lot of “life lessons” from the experience. It was also beneficial in my last role, as we had several clients in Asia and was able to use my experience to build up company relationships”
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