Before you watch
We suggest you do the vocabulary activities below before you watch. Then watch the video and do the task to check your understanding. You can read the transcript at any stage if you want. Finally, have a look at Task 2, which contains some business notes and a further vocabulary activity on adjectives which are commonly used to describe jobs.
In the interview Sarah is asked some difficult questions, but these are quite typical, standard interview questions. Here are a few more:
Why do you want to work for us?
Give us an example of a time when you did not meet your goals or objectives?
Give us an example of a situation where you faced conflict or difficult communication problems and how did you deal with it?
Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?
What would your current manager say are your strengths?
What do you think are your weaknesses?
Why should we give you the job?
Do you prefer working in a team or on your own?
What is the first thing you would change, if you were to start working here?
Vocabulary: Describing jobs
Fill in the gaps in the sentences with the adjectives in the box.