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Posted on September 25, 2015 by Noah Herr
It’s hard to believe that only a year has passed since I turned up to the office for my first day at the NAO. I’ve really enjoyed it so far and have learned a lot. In fact, here are some of the highlights of the lessons I have learned during my time as a first-year trainee. more… 10 lessons I’ve learned from my first year at the NAO
Posted on January 16, 2015 by Noah Herr
If you’re anything like me, being offered an interview will come with mixed emotions. On the one hand, you are of course delighted to be one step closer to the job; but you are then faced with the daunting task of preparing for it as best as you can. However, there are some easy steps you can take, which will give you the confidence and background that will give you a fighting chance for the job! These can usefully be divided into sections that I have aptly named “Know the Job” and “Know Yourself”. more… How best to prepare for an interview
Posted on November 21, 2014 by Noah Herr
The NAO has eight core competencies that are designed to test your suitability for life in the organisation (you will come across them throughout the application process with us). Having been here for over two months now, I can honestly say that every one of these is genuinely relevant to day to day life here. So as well as helping you to get to the next stage of the process, looking through the competencies will hopefully give you a real idea of what it is like to work at the NAO! more… Competencies: How can you demonstrate you’ve got them?