EY: Alex Booth

Alex Booth from EY sheds light on how to answer behavioural questions, how to dress for an interview and how to get the most from LinkedIn.

If you want to focus on a certain aspect of Alex's advice, follow the time guidelines below.

Assessment centres

0:14  What happens at assessment centres?
0:46  How do I prepare for an assessment centre?
1:19  How do I stand out at an assessment centre?
1:58  What should you wear at an assessment centre?
2:19  Other things I should know?


3:20  How do I prepare a CV
3:46  How long should my CV be?
4:07  Do I need a separate skills section?
4:37  Should I include a personal statement and/or career objective?
5:01  Should I list my referees?
5:26  Any other things I should know about CVs?


6:45  How should I prepare for an interview?
7:25  What are behavioural questions?
8:21  What are your favourite interview questions?
9:24  How do I answer a tricky question?
10:19  What should I ask the interviewer?
11:23  What do I wear?
11:50  Should guys wear ties?
12:14  Any other things I should know?

Psychometric tests

13:49  How should I prepare for psychometric testing?
15:15  What’s more important in a psychometric test – speed or accuracy?
15:52  Is there a pass mark for a psychometric test?
16:20  How important is the psychometric test in the overall selection process?
17:14  Any other things I should know about psychometric testing?

Social media

17:59  What are the do’s and don’ts of social media?
19:53  Tips for getting the most from LinkedIn?
20:54  Any other things I should know?