CAREER RESOURCES

Getting a private markets job is tough

Just to show you how challenging it is: we’ll screen 300 people for every role, speak to 30, select ten to take to our client and they’ll choose five or six to meet.

You need to be that one person in 60 who is invited to interview. We know what it takes to be that person. So we’ve put together a step-by-step guide to help you succeed in this challenging and, often, opaque process.

MAXIMISE YOUR CHANCE OF BEING INVITED FOR INTERVIEW

There are three steps to maximising your chances of being called for interview. Firstly, identify the roles where you are most likely to excel. Secondly, make sure your CV conveys the right information to put you in the long list and thirdly, ensure you can deliver an exceptional score if you have to sit online tests.

TECHNIQUES YOU’LL NEED TO MASTER TO TURN AN INTERVIEW INTO AN OFFER

Congratulations, you've made it through the initial stages. Now keep up the momentum with an outstanding performance at interview.

Next Steps

So now you are prepared:
  • Set up your job alerts
  • Tidy up your CV
  • Practice your interview technique
  • And track your progress through our MyPER portal