How to apply
Make your first impression count
1. Online application
Before you start
You’ll need a few documents before you begin your application. Make sure you have:
· a résumé written in English or Chinese to be uploaded in a doc, docx, xls, xlsx, pdf or txt format. A digital version of a passport styled photo is optional
· N.B. A English résumé is required for applicants of Hong Kong or Macau
· digital versions of your academic transcripts (showing the cumulative GPA), relevant certificates, reference letter and other qualifications and awards.
To start your application, you’ll have to register to use our online system. This means creating an account, setting a password and providing some basic personal information.
Take your time. You don’t have to complete your application in one go. Because you’ve created an account, you can save your progress and return to finish your application later. Just make sure you remember your user details and password.
We allow you to choose your preferred first and second choice positions and office locations during the application process. This way, you can be reallocated to the next best opening if your first choice is unavailable.
Once your choice is made, you won’t be able to change it. In most cases, you won’t be interviewed for multiple functions or offices, so think carefully before selecting your preferred roles.
Résumé and supporting documents
You will be asked to attach a copy of your English (for Hong Kong and Macau positions) and/or Chinese résumé to the online system. The system only accepts files in doc, docx, xls, xlsx, pdf , jpg or txt format, so please prepare your documents accordingly.
You will also need to submit an updated transcript copy (showing your cummulative GPA) as a pdf or jpg.
Complete a questionnaire
After submitting your profile online, you will receive an automatically generated confirmation email telling you your Candidate ID. It will also show you a link directing you to complete a questionnaire about your preferred work style. After this step, you have successfully completed the application.
2. Online tests
The Ability Test includes a Verbal Reasoning Ability Test, a Numerical Reasoning Ability Test and a Logical Reasoning Ability Test.
Verbal Reasoning Ability Test
We use this test to evaluate your ability to understand the logic of written arguments. To pass, you’ll need to quickly take in complex written information and draw accurate conclusions.
Numerical Reasoning Ability Test
This test measures your ability to make correct decisions or inferences from numerical data. This sort of work is very closely linked to many of our roles, so it’s important that you do well.
Logical Reasoning Ability Test
When we assess your logical reasoning, we’re looking at your ability to draw inferences from and understand relationships between various concepts. You’ll be asked to perform tasks that involve working out patterns. So you’ll be given a set of images and have to identify the next image in the sequence from the options provided.
There are no right or wrong answers to this test. We use it to predict how you might perform in a given role based on preferred behaviour, so it’s essential for you to be open and honest in your answers.
If you encounter any technical issues with the online tests, please contact our Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Interview tips
Do your research
To succeed at interview, you need to prepare. It’s as simple as that. Learn as much as you can about who we are and what we do. Check out our blog, read recent news articles and understand our industries.
Make an impact
Present yourself like a professional. Dress in business attire and be sure to shake hands firmly and maintain eye contact. During the interview, sit up and stay focused.
Be true to you
We’ll be looking at how you handle pressure during your interview, but the last thing we want is for you to be someone you’re not. Our best advice? Be yourself, no matter what.
The best interviews are good conversations. So be ready to ask questions as well as answer them. Make sure you've prepared a list of things you want to know about us – and make sure to ask about them.
We see your potential – it’s why we invited you to interview. But we want to know that you believe in yourself too. Impress us by speaking confidently about your skills, abilities and experiences.
If you don't understand a question, ask us to repeat it. You’ll give your best answer if you know exactly what we want to know. And don’t be afraid to take time to gather your thoughts before you respond.