When I ask this question in an interview, I'm looking for a candidate to explain what drives/motivates them and to explain why they'd be a good fit for my firm. However, I don't really want candidates to regurgitate their CV as I've already read it! So I think I'll just start asking: What drives and motivates you and why do you think you'd be a good fit for the firm?
Interviews are stressful and I really want to get to know who the candidates are. It's not a test - it's an interview! That's why I try to review these forums around OCIs and hopefully adapt my interview practice. Now I know that I should be more direct 😛
I recently requested a transcript from my school with my updated Fall grades. On OLSAS it says that my new transcript has been received, however when I check my GPA on Academic Background my cGPA has not changed and my Fall 2020 grades are not showing up. These grades would improve my GPA by a few points. I know lots of Ontario schools won't consider them but I paid for them to be on OLSAS and I'm concerned. Do I just have to wait a few days for the website to update or do I need to do something else? I waited until my Fall grades were final to request my transcript and I selected the send immediately option. Any help would be great thanks.
I feel the same way about anyone who is really into canoe tripping, Neil Degrasse Tyson/astrophysics, or Harry Potter. If someone hits all three guaranteed hire back. I've asked in a couple of interviews, "so, tell us which house you would be sorted into at Hogwarts and why" and the replies have been entertaining. We do ask some serious questions too.