KPMG: Adam Binks

Adam Binks from KPMG discusses what to wear to an interview, how to master a video interview and what to do in the event of a technical failure.

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

Assessment centres

0:41  What happens at assessment centres?
2:53  How do I prepare for an assessment centre?
3:53  How do I stand out at an assessment centre?
4:42  What should you wear at an assessment centre?
5:13  Other things I should know?


6:00  How do I prepare a CV?
6:30  How long should my CV be?
6:58  Do I need a separate skills section?
7:30  Should I include a personal statement and/or career objective?
8:13  Should I list my referees?
8:53  Any other things I should know about CVs?

Cover letters

9:57  How long should a cover letter be?
10:10  What is the best cover letter structure?
10:32  Any other things I should know about cover letters?


11:28  How should I prepare for an interview?
12:15  What are behavioural questions?
13:06  What are your favourite interview questions?
14:07  How do I answer a tricky question?
15:01  What should I ask the interviewer?
15:54  What do I wear?
16:22  Any other things I should know?

Video interviews

17:41  How should I prepare for video interviews?
18:53  How should I show my personality?
20:10  What should I do if my laptop or other devices do not work?
20:58  What should I wear for a video interview?
22:26  Who will see the video interview?
23:14  Any other things I should know about video interviews?

Psychometric tests

24:24 How should I prepare for psychometric testing?
25:07  What’s more important in a psychometric test – speed or accuracy?
25:32  Is there a pass mark for a psychometric test?
25:57  How important is the psychometric test in the overall selection process?
26:48  Any other things I should know about psychometric testing?

Social media

26:59  What are the do’s and don’ts of social media?
27:47  Tips for getting the most from LinkedIn?
29:01  Any other things I should know?