Advice please..

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  1. I have an interview at my careers office for warfare officer, any advice on things he might ask?
  2. Your name!
  3. Also your age. Do you have a sister etc.
  4. Have a read of this thread, it should answer most of your questions. Pay particular notice to Ninja Stoker's post as it outlines pretty much the exact same questions that i was asked in my Interview.
  5. Why do you want to be a warfare officer perhap's!!!!!!!!!!!
  6. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    For Officer, the interview is a little bit different to ratings interviews & will include the following aspects:

    The Sift interview covers 3 main areas, Communications, Leadership & Motivation. They are not expecting the "finished article" but the more preparation you do, the sooner you will attend AIB because you are a stunningly well versed individual, smartly dressed (jacket & tie or equivalent), shiny shoes, prompt, attentive, etc.

    The areas covered break down as follows and the 100% "Ideal candidate" will posses all of the following qualities (very few tick all the boxes, rest assured):

    Positive body language
    Good Power of expression
    Appropriate language
    Good eye contact
    Able to articulate sentences clearly

    Demonstrates can lead team to success/achieve positive results
    Capable of Planning ahead
    Motivates team
    Learnt from mistakes/experience
    Good level of commitment to team
    Good examples of leadership/taking charge/organisation skills and
    likewise from school, university, part-time work, clubs, societies etc.
    Teamplayer and team leader.
    Trusted & responsible

    Good level of Fitness.
    Family/partner support.
    Sound, logical reasons for joining RN/RM
    Well thought out career choices
    Good awareness of RN/RM; branch; terms and conditions; training pipeline
    Realistic expectations
    Reasons for joining RN/RM.
    Length of interest.
    Knowledge/Preparation for RN/RM.
  7. Wot, they don't ask for your name anymore? :wink:
  8. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    Only to confirm the identity of the person being interviewed, before the actual interview, together with a few other checks during the interview.
  9. I got asked if i had a sister. :?
  10. Well have you?
  11. No, i have a brother whos a shemale. Do you have a sister?
  12. No just my granny in the RM
  13. Is she excused boots?
  14. No, she is a boot, an old fcuker 8O :wink:

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