Interview: Tips & Advice
"Being confident and well rehearsed in presentation and interviews would be a good starting point. A general knowledge of the business in terms of the service it offers to clients and its perceived culture. Remember that candidates are being assessed at all stages of the process."Graduate, Edinburgh
"Read fund fact-sheets/updates on the Baillie Gifford website to get a flavour for the different investment styles and product areas that the company offers."Graduate, Edinburgh
"Candidates should try to get as much information about the company as they can."Graduate, Edinburgh
"I recommend candidates use their interview questions as prompts to tell a story which highlights their independence, clarity, depth, and quality of thought. I would recommend candidates not just 'answering' the questions, but rather trying to use the questions to tell a story that they have roughly conceived before entering the interview."Graduate, Edinburgh
"Research the company's structure, what their business plan is and the technologies that they use."Graduate, Edinburgh
"I would recommend researching the company. The company culture is hugely important and it is important that this is understood before the interview. I would suggest researching exactly the role you have applied for. It is essential to understand exactly why this role/position suits you. If you understand the requirements of the role, you will be able to market yourself as the right candidate."Graduate, Edinburgh
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