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Interview Questions

2015

"Interview questions here are threefold and include: your knowledge of the company, a short informal presentation on your favourite building and competency questions on your understanding of the real estate market."
Intern, London
"Throughout the interview I was asked questions such as why I wanted to work at Knight Frank, what I would do if I didn't get the internship at the firm and how did the general election impact the property market."
Capital Markets, Intern, London
"I was asked what I could bring to the role and how I would make the most of it, in addition to what is my favourite building and why, and general questions about working in a team at work and the workplace in general."
Intern, London
"There was a combination of competency based questions and market awareness questions, in addition to those which tested your common sense and ability to think on your feet. I found that giving coherent and concise points was important, as was pausing before answering to allow yourself to think effectively."
Intern, London
"For the interview you should know about the company and its structure, such as who the senior members of the partnership are, in addition to what makes Knight Frank different. I also had to prepare a presentation and illustrate how I would invest a large sum of money (£100million)."
Intern, London

2014

"Questions included: who is the senior partner? How would you invest £1 million? Tell me about an effective advert you have seen? Tell me about a time when you demonstrated leadership? What is your favourite building and why?"
London
"I was given two minutes to speak about myself and my interest in property, as well as why I would like to work for the particular company."
London
"I was asked about my background and experience to date. Other questions included: What is your favourite building and why. Which buildings do you like/not like in London? How would you go about building your own house from scratch? What is your favourite advert on TV at the moment? Give an example of a time when you've demonstrated leadership? Give an example of a time when you've had to deal with confrontation? What is the name of KFs senior partner and group chairman?"
London
"I was asked a number of competency questions and then several specific property questions relating to Knight Frank."
London
"I was asked: how would you invest £2 million? How would you go about building a house? Tell me about a recent advertising campaign you have seen? Who is the Head of Commercial at Knight Frank? I was also asked what significant recent deals Knight Frank have been involved in?"
London
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