Cadetships "Students Face a Panel" - Job Interview Success Series

Cadetships "Students Face a Panel" - Job Interview Success Series

Seven Dimensions
Updated Jun 20, 2024
Course Description

Cam and James are school-leavers who have been successful with their online cadetship applications, but did not expect to walk into such a large interview panel with a minefield of questions. See them struggle through a barrage of scenario questions.


Key Learning Points

  • Selection panels can have a number of interviewers 
  • Knowing what to expect and being prepared can reduce nervousness
  • Know yourself – both your strengths and your weaknesses
  • Research the job and company or business before your interview
  • Have some good questions to ask
  • Have some goals (short or long term) you can talk about leadership qualities
    • problem-solving abilities  
    • conflict resolution strategies  
    • how you handle disappointment  
    • how well you can think on your feet
  • Rehearse your answers to typical interview questions
  • Use eye contact to engage all of the panel members
  • Be creative but honest in your answers


This video is part of the Job Interview Success Series. A dynamic series uses a variety of case studies and examples, with excellent advice and practical information to help ensure success at a wide range of interviews. A must for everyone wanting to succeed at job interviews, especially young people and those who lack confidence.


Target Audience
Community, Youth, All staff