Fisher & Paykel Healthcare: Mandy McAlwee

Mandy McAlwee from Fisher & Paykel Healthcare talks video interviews, psychometric tests, assessment centres and more.

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

Assessment centres

0:08  What happens at assessment centres?
0:44  How do I prepare for an assessment centre?
1:15  How do I stand out at an assessment centre?
1:35  What should you wear at an assessment centre?
1:52  Should guys wear ties?
2:17  Other things I should know?


2:38  How do I prepare a CV?
3:01  How long should my CV be?
3:21  Do I need a separate skills section?
3:50  Should I include a personal statement and/or career objective?
4:22  Should I list my referees?
4:52  Any other things I should know about CVs?

Cover letters

5:44  How long should a cover letter be?
5:46  What is the best cover letter structure?


6:24  How should I prepare for an interview?
6:53  What are behavioural questions?
7:16  What are your favourite interview questions?
7:46  How do I answer a tricky question?
8:12  What should I ask the interviewer?
8:36  What do I wear?
9:05  Any other things I should know?

Video interviews

9:33  How should I prepare for video interviews?
9:57  How should I show my personality?
10:08  What should I do if my laptop or other devices do not work?
10:36  What should I wear for a video interview?
10:52  Who will see the video interview?

Psychometric tests

11:08  How should I prepare for psychometric testing?
11:36  What’s more important in a psychometric test – speed or accuracy?
12:15  Is there a pass mark for a psychometric test?
12:43  How important is the psychometric test in the overall selection process?
13:10  Any other things I should know about psychometric testing?

Social media

13:35  What are the do’s and don’ts of social media?
14:17  Tips for getting the most from LinkedIn?
15:34  Any other things I should know?