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This is one of the most common job interview questions you'll face. How you answer can tell a prospective employer a lot about you.
Our students tackled it headfirst as Nicolas Chu, (Professor of Practice at UNSW Business School, Founder & CEO of Sinorbis) Christina Chun, (Entrepreneur, Director at Walker Advisory) Sapna Patel, (Founder & CEO of ImmiAdvisor) and Blair Slater (UNSW's Head of Student Academic & Career Success), gave us their feedback.
Take a look at their responses, and what employers are really looking for when you answer this question.
Grow your career opportunities through studying with UNSW. Our graduates are in demand* because we set up our students for professional success. Our finger is on the pulse of what today’s employers are looking for in you when you graduate.
Want to know how to nail job interview questions? We've created a video series of common and difficult questions, potential answers and real-time feedback from experts who sit in the hiring seat. How would you answer them? Practise along with our students.
The proof is in our rankings. UNSW graduates are some of the most sought-after in their fields. We rank 5th in Australia in the Graduate Outcomes Survey*. The median salary for our graduates is higher than any other Group of Eight University (Go8) undergraduate salaries, showing employers see the value in UNSW graduates.
It's because we give you the practical skills employers are looking for and prepare you for the workplace from day one, working closely with industry and UNSW Careers. Master employability from the outset - from standing out in a sea of candidates to preparing for your first day in a new job. When it comes to employability, UNSW has you covered.