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Interview Questions

2015

"I was asked where I can see myself in ten years' time in addition to why I chose to work for Knight Frank."
Graduate Surveyor, London
"During my interview I was asked why I went into property, to describe myself in three words and to give an example of where I have been a team player."
Graduate Surveyor, London
"I was asked to show awareness of both the company and the industry, from questions such as: who is the senior partner of the company, what is the FTSE doing today, what is the USA stock market doing, and how would I market/advertise a product."
Graduate Surveyor, London
"Throughout the interview I had to give a ten minute presentation with questions at the end - you should know yours well. This was alongside other general questions surrounding the property market and yield calculations, in addition to competency questions, such as when I showed certain traits."
Graduate Surveyor, London
"I was asked a number of personal- (such as illustrating a time when I showed leadership and why I chose to work in property) and property-based questions. In addition, we were asked to prepare a presentation also on something that interested us in property."
Graduate Surveyor, London

2014

"I was asked several HR competency questions, technical questions, questions related to the Real Estate profession and questions about myself."
Graduate, London
"I was asked a mixture of competency based questions and questions about the property market - had to do a pre-prepared presentation and answer questions on that."
Graduate, London
"Questions included: why did I want to work for Knight Frank? And why did I want to work in this line of work? etc."
Graduate, Madrid
"Why you want to work in property? How have you worked in a team? etc"
Graduate, London
"I was asked: How I would describe myself? What are my biggest regrets? Why should Knight Frank hire me? Who is the senior partner? What is the FTSE doing at the moment? What is the American stock market is doing at the moment? What a good marketing campaign would be and why? How to conduct a valuation. And numerous other more specific questions related to tasks and my presentation."
Graduate, London
"There was a range of competency and technical questions, giving examples of when you have exhibited certain characteristics and also questions on the current property and economic market."
Graduate, London
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