Written on March 2nd, 2019 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter who helps everyone from students to fortune executives find success in their career.
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What are your thoughts on illegal streaming and content downloading?
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Illegal streaming or unlawful downloading is running rampant these days, forcing legitimate companies to drop their pricing or find other ways to draw in honest customers. The interviewer would like to know your thoughts when it comes to sites that offer illegal or pirated video downloads.
"I think that sites offering illegal or pirated versions of television shows, movies, and other videos are doing a terrible disservice to the entertainment industry. Taking profits away from the studios, actors, producers, and content distributors is a short term gain but in the end, will greatly affect the future of media."
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"I recently read an article stating that illegal media and sites with pirated content are becoming less popular among the general public. I believe we are more educated today than we were ten years ago, on the negative effects that pirated content has on media as a whole."
In many states, it is now illegal for hiring authorities to ask about your current earnings. A question like this will give the interviewer a solid idea of what you are hoping to earn. When you change positions, you want to see an increase in wage. Most interviewees will typically aim for a 7-15% increase for each time they change jobs. This range offers room for negotiations with the new company. This percentage increase reflects economic inflation, the unique skills you bring to the table from the last time you joined an organization, and growth in responsibilities.
The best way to discuss your salary expectations is to use your current earnings as an example if you are comfortable doing so. If this makes you uncomfortable, do give as many indicators as you can. Be open, and honest. Transparency is the best choice when salary based questions arise.
If you are newer to your career, or the area, and are unsure of what a fair ask may be, there are many reliable salary calculators available online.
"I can share with you what I am currently earning, and where I would like to be in my next position. Currently, I am earning a base salary of $78K plus an annual bonus opportunity of an additional 10%. Last year my earnings were $85K, and I'd like to earn above that in my next position, to reflect the MBA I recently acquired."
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"I am negotiable with my salary expectations. However, I am not inclined to lose compensation. Compensation to me, though, is not only net pay. I take into account work hours, commute. overnight travel, health benefits, etc."
When entering a new job, describe how you build relationships with your new coworkers and supervisors.
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The interviewer would like to know how you plan to start relationships with your new co-workers. Due to a wide variety of personalities, coworker connections can take time to form. How do you ensure that you have a strong line of communication with your co-workers and supervisors, right from the start?
Here are some ideas for getting started on the right foot:
- Be willing to accept feedback and help
- Offer to join a committee or volunteer assistance in some way
- Do not have an air of entitlement or act as though you know the ins and outs immediately
- Avoid all company gossip, at all cost
- Be thankful for the equipment that you have. Don't complain about your used computer or your slow dial out line!
- Be early on your first day (and every day after that!)
- Come dressed appropriately
"I understand that some relationships come quickly and others take time to nurture. When starting a new job all that I can do is be my true self and let my personality, integrity, and reliability speak for itself."
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"I understand that people like to talk about themselves. The best way that I can create new relationships with others is by asking them about themselves. Hopefully, we find common ground and make a quick connection!"
Tell me about your experiences giving presentations in front of large groups.
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Public speaking can be intimidating! Did you know that the fear of public speaking is the #1 phobia? It comes ahead of the fear of death and the fear of spiders! It is okay to find public speaking a bit intimidating but do assure the interviewer that you are capable of communicating well in front of large groups. Have you taken any courses or training in public speaking? Perhaps you have so much experience that it comes second nature. Assure the interviewer that you are capable of giving presentations. If you have given presentations, you can also mention the topic, what the setting was, and to how many people you presented.
"In my last two roles I have been responsible for regularly presenting to my team of 43 staff as well as to our entire warehouse team of over 200. I have taken a couple of Toastmasters sessions which helped a great deal. I am a confident public speaker."
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"Although I do not have experience presenting to large groups, I do have a great deal of experience presenting to my university classes and other volunteer groups. Every potential client is an opportunity to shine!"
The interviewer would like to know if you have a personal motto or mantra. Not everyone has a mission statement or personal mantra just off the cuff. In business, especially when entering leadership, this is an important question to ponder. Do you have a quote that inspires you or a saying that you grew up with that resonates with you?
"My mission is always to be a woman in business that others can look up to. It is important to me that I create a legacy of integrity."
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"My mantra is that 'people who shine from within do not need the spotlight.' I feel that it is incredibly necessary to be a humble leader and I take this mission statement very seriously. I want my team to be in the spotlight rather than being the kind of leader that takes the credit for good work."
6. When a significant problem arises, what is your first reaction? The interviewer wants to know if your reactions to problems reflect maturity and professionalism. How you react will significantly determine how you fit with their existing team.
Perhaps your computer crashes, and you realize you may have just lost all of your hard work. Or maybe you are limited on time and have a production deadline rapidly approaching. Demonstrate to the interviewer that you take a very methodical approach to problem-solving, rather than reacting impulsively when a problem occurs. Here is an answer example: "When a major problem arises, my first instinct is to take a step back and absorb what just happened. I then go into 'brainstorm' mode, jotting down potential ways to resolve the issue. From there, I can use a pros and cons list to determine the best course of action for a fast and amicable resolution." Here is an answer example: "When a major problem arises, my first instinct is to jump in and fix the issue. I am a do-er and also think in a reverse-engineering manner. I start with the desired result, and work my way backward from there, figuring out where the snag occurred."7. How long will it take you to make a meaningful contribution to our team? The interviewer would like to know that you are prepared to contribute to 21st Century Fox right away. If you were to be the successful candidate, when do you expect to make a viable contribution to the organization? Talk to the interviewer about your plan to create a fast impact. If you are interviewing for a sales role, it's a great idea to come to your interview prepared with a 90-day action plan. Here is an answer example: "I am here to hit the ground running! I want to start making meaningful contributions right away and have already begun to brush up on my digital content creation skills, as you mentioned are very important in this role." Here is an answer example: "I am interested in making an impact on 21st Century Fox right away and have already crafted a plan to make that happen. I am a solid talent management professional, and I plan to take my portfolio and expand it to include hot new talent asap."8. What role do you usually take in team projects? The interviewer truly wants to understand the role that you naturally take on, when put into a team-based environment. If you tend to take the lead, you can let the interviewer know, but avoid sounding overbearing. If you usually like to generate new ideas and allow someone else to execute them, share your creative side but express that you prefer for others to take the lead. Here is an answer example: "When it comes to team projects, I am the numbers and data person. I like to take our goals, break them down into smaller goals, and then show the team exactly how we can reach the sales targets given to us." Here is an answer example: "I am newer to my marketing career so, at this point, I will be quite careful with making suggestions in group meetings. I have great ideas that I am more comfortable pitching one-on-one with my boss. The more experience that I gain, the more comfortable I am becoming when it comes to speaking up in team meetings or during team collaborations."9. Why should 21st Century Fox hire you? The interviewer at 21st Century Fox wants to hear about that one unique skill that sets you apart from the other candidates applying for this job. Think of your answer as your 'elevator pitch' or your qualifying statement. If you can't think of ways that you are unique, ask a few friends or family members what they feel sets you apart from other people. Their observations may help you understand how you are perceived.
Perhaps you already know what sets you apart! This skill could include any industry accolades, exceptional achievements, additional industry related training, a second language, or how involved you are in the community. Don't be afraid to brag about yourself a bit. In an interview, you are your most influential advocate. Here is an answer example: "I know that my years in sales, freelancing as a marketer, and working on different television marketing campaigns have prepared me to be a great asset to the 21st Century Fox team. I believe that I am the best fit for the role because of my experience, passion for entertainment and media, and more specifically, excitement for your company and channels. Having been a viewer and fan of your programming for years, I know that I will be able to bring more fire and energy to the role than my fellow applicants, and am certain that I am the right fit for your team." Here is an answer example: "21st Century Fox should hire me because I'm qualified and passionate about your platforms and channels. I am excited about the idea of delivering value to your organization and will hustle for the opportunity to go above and beyond in all projects."10. In your opinion, what is the most influential form of media today? Have a meaningful conversation with the interviewer on media influence. With so many forms of media out there, which do you feel is the most influential at the moment? Be sure to back your answer. Here is an answer example: "I feel that the most influential form of media today is social media and online content. As a whole, the human race wants fast, easy to consume, entertainment news. Our rate of consumption is unprecedented, and the fastest way to access it is through online content sharing." Here is an answer example: "There are many important forms of media today - so many, in fact, that people seem to be getting overwhelmed. I would still say that traditional media, in the form of television and the daily news, is at the top when it comes to the number of people influenced and the quality of the content being distributed."11. What has been the best short-form content project you have worked on this year? The interviewer would like to have more information on the project in which you are most proud. If you have a digital portfolio with you, this is a great tool to use when describing the best short-form content project you have worked on this year. Here is an answer example: "I genuinely enjoy working on both long and short-form content projects; however, I do find short-form digital content to be especially thrilling to create. A favorite short-form project that I worked on this year was a series of educational shorts for a children's channel with which I collaborated. It was important to me that the messaging be clear while also being fun and educational. Mission accomplished, as the series received more shares, comments, and downloads than any other we have released in the past five years." Here is an answer example: "This year I was part of a team that created a series of interactive landing pages for an upcoming film we were marketing. To include interactive elements such as reveal marketing, contests, and gamification, we grew engagement exponentially. I would love to show you more from my portfolio, which I prepared for you."12. Film marketing efforts are continually changing. What is your favorite film marketing approach right now? The interviewer would like to see that you are in-the-know when it comes to film marketing approaches. Some of these approaches could include involving the audience in the pre-release stage, pulling a publicity stunt, creating pre-roll video ads, leveraging press-junkets, or creating an interactive reveal marketing strategy. Discuss the approach you are favoring at the moment, and be ready to explain your reasoning. Here is an answer example: "There are many bright film marketing approaches that I admire, including the frenzy created by The Blair Witch Project producers back in the day, to interactive social media marketing strategies used today. At this time, my favorite film marketing approach is a blend of highly interactive pre-roll video ads and great press-junkets. I look forward to showing 21st Century Fox some of the creative approaches I have in mind." Here is an answer example: "There are many film marketing approaches that I admire from the past including the scavenger hunts included in The Dark Knight advertising campaign and the press tour that Borat did before the first movie came out. My favorite approach is one that makes the audience need to know more, out of innate human curiosity. This curiosity can be fostered through viral marketing campaigns of all kinds."13. Have you ever managed or helped with a content budget? If so, what type of budgets are you accustomed to working with? Before your interview, take some time to gather data related to the budgets you have worked with, and the times when you have come in under budget. This way, you will be prepared with specifics when asked about your budgetary experience.
The interviewer wants to see that you have great insight when it comes to being budget conscious. Appropriate planning is one of the keys to a successful project, so be sure to discuss the steps that you take to plan a project's dollar spend carefully.
Every dollar counts, even if you are working for a massive company like 21st Century Fox! If you do not have experience in budget management, refer to the fact that you are responsible and resourceful. Here is an answer example: "Most of the budgets that I have worked within are spread amongst a variety of digital production and creative costs. I have worked on budgets as small as $5,000 and as large as $15M. No matter the size of the budget, it's incredibly important that every dollar is treated as though it's my own; being wisely allocated and accounted for." Here is an answer example: "Although my experience does not yet include budget management, I have made recommendations on cost savings when it comes to content writing, video production, and talent acquisition. I feel that with the right training, and some more work experience, I will be ready to assist with content budgeting in no time."14. 21st Century Fox strives to be first in all we do. How do you stay ahead in the latest television trends? In the media and entertainment industry, it's imperative that you remain up to date on trends. Being up to date means not only knowing what's happening 'in the now' but also what's coming down the pipe. Talk to the interviewer about how you remain ahead of the latest trends in the industry. Examples could include helpful blogs, podcasts, industry events, or continuing education opportunities. Be sure to express the fact that staying on trend is very important to you. Here is an answer example: "It's vital that I remain on trend, and even ahead of the curve when it comes to what's happening in television. To remain ahead of trends, I set up Google alerts with particular keywords. This set up allows me to read articles in real-time, allowing me to research new happenings very quickly and efficiently." Here is an answer example: "I am very involved in a few television industry associations, allowing me to keep my network healthy. This robust network means that I will often hear about happenings before they become official public news. I also rely on continued education, whether it be workshops offered by my employer, independent industry events, and online courses."15. Do you have any direct experience working with talent? A significant part of working on the film side of the business for 21st Century Fox may mean working directly with talent, and/or their agents. The interviewer would like to see that you have the ability to maintain professional relationships with everyone you work with, no matter their status. If you have direct experience working with talent, walk the interviewer through your responsibilities on the talent side. If you do not have direct experience working with talent, assure the interviewer that you are capable of maintaining professional work relationships across the board. Here is an answer example: "In my current role, I recently took on the responsibility of assisting with the management and scheduling of talent on a couple of films. I felt that the experience was very eye-opening and allowed me to expand my knowledge and understanding of the film industry even further. Does this particular role with 21st Century Fox have talent-facing opportunities?" Here is an answer example: "Although working directly with talent would be a responsibility new to me, it is one that I would eagerly take on. Utilizing my communications and customer service experience, I would be an excellent representative of 21st Century Fox when working with any talent or their agents."16. Walk me through your experience working alongside other network departments including Marketing, Ad Sales, Press, Research, Digital, and Social. 21st Century Fox is all about collaboration, and the hiring authority wants to know that you are, too! Think about a project or two where you worked closely with co-workers from other departments. Talk to the interviewer about the types of people you worked alongside (job titles, seniority, etc.) and then point out what you learned. Be sure to reference the fact that collaboration is something that you enjoy. Here is an answer example: "In my current role I work with the department heads and other senior management in the Digital and Social Networking department. I also work alongside many content writers, who often vary, depending on the style or nature of the work. For the most part, the projects are for digital video campaigns for social media platforms. I believe that cross-departmental collaboration, when done right, is what can set a company apart from its competition. When all creative minds work together as one, incredible things can happen!" Here is an answer example: "As a recent graduate, the bulk of my cross-collaboration is with other students, groups within my university, or one-on-one project partnerships. I enjoy collaboration as it allows people to pass ideas around, working together on one important goal. I look forward to working with the various departments within 21st Century Fox and getting to know a few of your teams!"17. How do you think social media can influence SEO or vice versa? Currently, at 21st Century Fox, figuring out how to how to make its overall marketing strategy cohesive is a priority. The interviewer wants to see how thoughtful you are about how social media fits into the overall digital and marketing strategy of the firm.
In your response, discuss how you think social media presence is related to and also could influence the overall branding efforts. Here is an answer example: "I think currently seeing whether social media presence improves your SEO or not simply cannot be measured accurately. However, I don't think of social media as a tool to enhance your search ranks but a whole new channel to penetrate, monitor, and manage - it's a new lead source altogether. Social media channels are their own search engines. Those who find and follow your brand on Instagram, for instance, might not feel the need to search for it as it gets its information from the Instagram platform itself. Today, we want to be able to be effective and consistent in our messaging and its impact across all channels. So, the best way to measure that is by looking at whether or not certain (intended or expected) search terms are on the rise and whether the certain social media content is driving certain behaviors (clicking on the link for example) that the campaign had intended." Here is an answer example: "While social media pages don't often appear on the top of the search results (not yet anyway), certain online pages could. If we could link your website, social media pages, and other online presence, then we would have more mechanisms to improve SEO."18. Name for me one effective method for driving audience engagement in the television industry. The interviewer wants to see that you readily have insight when it comes to audience engagement in the television industry. 21st Century Fox is all about leveraging multiple channels to drive engagement. Discuss one approach you would take for increasing audience engagement if you were the successful candidate. Here is an answer example: "If given the opportunity to drive audience engagement for 21st Century Fox, the first place I would look is where your target audience spends their most time, which I believe to be Instagram. I would create a unique hashtag along with a contest for free tickets to a release party or another coveted prize. I would use the opportunity to create a conversation around 21st Century Fox latest television show or another exciting release." Here is an answer example: "I believe in a multi-channel approach, so I would begin by collaborating with 21st Century Fox social media and digital departments to make engaging 15-second videos, like a series of teasers, for publishing on IGTV, YouTube, and other social networking sites where video content is king."19. How can we leverage social media as part of our customer service? Increasingly, social media is being considered not just a marketing channel but as a customer support channel as well. That means that marketing/lead generation and customer service may overlap, which impacts both external strategies as well as internal operations and team structure.
Think about whether this makes sense for 21st Century Fox given their products and customer base. Consider the possible risks and dependencies as well. Here is an answer example: "That's a great question. Given the level of engagement we want to pursue on these platforms, it makes sense to use them as a customer support channel since gathering feedback on brand, and product perception happens on marketing and customer support platforms alike. But only when it has a low risk of airing our dirty laundry to both existing and new customers - in which case, it might be wiser to keep the two separate for the time being. Also, we should be able to handle the volume of customer support requests that may flood in once we open up this channel. Studies show that customers expect 2 min response time on social media, so we have to be careful about managing expectations." Here is an answer example: "Nowadays many companies offer customer support on social media - Facebook provides tools to enable these B2C support interactions on their Messenger. It may give us a good opportunity to showcase the quality of our support to our customers, deepening the trust in the brand. Practically, it might be an efficient way to alert customers of any anticipated or identified issues or updates as well. Airlines use Twitter to alert customers about any flight delays, for example. However, social media channels today aren't necessarily built for all support needs so the key is defining and communicating the scope of issues we could support on these platforms."20. How has on-demand video streaming changed the way you consume content? The interviewer is curious how often you stream content versus using more traditional broadcasting methods to consume your content. Share how the introduction of on-demand video streaming has changed the way you watch your favorite shows, look for videos, and even how you pay attention to media advertising. Here is an answer example: "I watch a lot of on-demand video streaming through sources such as 21st Century Fox, YouTube, Netflix, and even IGTV. I believe that on-demand video streaming saves me a lot of time as it's now effortless to search for, and find, the videos that I want to watch. I also find that I pay more attention to ads since they are more interesting and relevant than many of the ads seen on television." Here is an answer example: "On-demand video streaming certainly simplifies life; however, it puts me on my device more than ever. I like to consume content in smaller bits now, but that also means picking up my phone or tablet more often during the day. I think that streaming reduces the time I spend watching commercials, but the ads that I do see are much more targeted and relevant to me."21. At 21st Century Fox you will be handling multiple projects at a time. When have you nearly missed a production timeline due to disorganization? Production deadlines are incredibly important. One missed deadline can throw a thousand deliverables out of balance, costing a studio or production company countless dollars. Talk to the interviewer about a time when you nearly missed a production deadline. Discuss how you caught the potential disaster, and pivoted to make sure that you met the deadline in the end. Be sure to mention what you learned in the process! Here is an answer example: "I handle dozens of deliverables in a day, making it a challenge to stay on top of it all. I nearly missed an important deadline because I delegated a few tasks to my assistant without checking in regularly. Since this incident, I have set up my work in a cloud-based task management system which my assistant and I share. I set up clear milestones, attached to dates and times; ensuring that we are on the same page all the times." Here is an answer example: "Tight deadlines are normal in the film and television industry, and I make a point of delivering early on everything as often as possible. Last month, I had a production deadline that offered half the working time as usual. I took my work home every night for a week to ensure that we met the deadline without the quality of work suffering; however, it just wasn't enough. At the eleventh hour, I called in reinforcements. It is sometimes hard for me to ask for help, but I know to set my ego aside for the good of the project."22. Describe to me the types of digital media you are most experienced with. There are a plethora of digital media forms today, and the interviewer would like a breakdown of the ones with which you are most familiar. Some types of digital media include images, video, gamification of many kinds, social media, websites, online channels and more. Speak to the forms of digital media you are most experienced with while being sure to address the types listed in the 21st Century Fox job description. Here is an answer example: "In my current role I work primarily with online channels such as YouTube and IGTV, creating video content. I also have experience working on projects related to gamification ads. I saw in the 21st Century Fox job posting that you were looking for someone with in-depth knowledge with IGTV and Insta Stories for marketing. I would rate my knowledge in this area an 8 out of 10, leaving me very confident that I would meet your requirements." Here is an answer example: "While completing my degree in Digital Marketing, I learned a great deal about digital media production and design for video and web platforms. Most of my experience is with creating compelling video ads, and shorts for use online and on social media."23. Walk me through your experience with YouTube and Instagram's IGTV programming. Which platform do you prefer? Many digital content creators have been having the 'YouTube versus IGTV' conversation as of late. Before your interview, check out 21st Century Fox channels on each platform to see if you can recognize if they have a preference between the two. Be sure to keep your response positive, providing a well-researched argument for and against, each platform. Here is an answer example: "I am more familiar with YouTube, considering it has been around for much longer; however, I believe that they each have their relevance without having to be direct competitors. Kind of like Coke and Sprite. There is room for each of them to be a favorite in their own time. I do not believe that IGTV will replace YouTube; rather, I think they compliment each other. IGTV offers more on-trend videos, where YouTube is great for longer-form media such as videos, movies, and series watching." Here is an answer example: "I do lean more towards IGTV because I am very familiar with it; having immersed myself in the Instagram feature the moment it came out. With nearly a billion monthly users, I feel that there is a ton of content online. I will say that it's harder to filter through what you want, leaving YouTube an easier user experience when it comes to watching specific content that a user is eager to find."24. Have you ever had to pitch an idea? If so, how was your presentation received? If you are new to your career in television, the idea of pitching may make you feel weak in the knees. If you have experience, you may still feel the nerves but are calmed by the knowledge that you have nailed the formula of a compelling presentation.
Wherever you are in your career, the interviewer would like to know if you will enter this role, ready to pitch excellent ideas to clients of 21st Century Fox or even to internal departments. Be sure to touch on the fact that you are confident, creative, and persuasive by nature. Here is an answer example: "I have pitched ideas numerous times in my career; whether it be for television show ideas, digital marketing methods, or social media campaigns. I believe that part of what makes me so valuable to my employer is my ability to jump into any meeting with confidence and present my ideas with enthusiasm." Here is an answer example: "I am newer to my career; however, I gained a lot of experience in presenting and delivering pitches while attending post-secondary education. What I learned in University is that with some research, strong data, and a dash of creativity, I can pitch anything, as long as I have the right framework in place. I recently completed a course by Oren Klaff on Pitch Mastery which I believe will benefit 21st Century Fox greatly when it comes to my future involvement in pitch meetings."25. What makes Facebook or Instagram a great marketing tool? The interviewer wants to see if you understand the capabilities provided by Facebook/Instagram to advertisers. You want to show them that you are not only aware of the offered/available analytics and capabilities but how savvy advertisers could best leverage them.
Bonus points if you can mention other competitors in the market and compare the platforms. Here is an answer example: "Facebook and Instagram boast large user base. I believe Facebook has over 2 billion active users and Instagram has 800 million. As a start, that gives you a wide audience spread across the globe. The strength of Facebook and Instagram's ad analytics is that it gives you the ability to target customers much more accurately. You can target them based on location, gender, and other profile info. But more importantly, you can target people based on behaviors in a way that wasn't possible before - based on their 'like' patterns, their network, activities, etc. They also are often able to track the customers' paths and behaviors even when they are outside the platforms, making their understanding of each customer's profile and preferences more accurate." Here is an answer example: "While Facebook has very robust analytics and bigger base, it's important to caveat it with the fact that its fastest growing base is seniors where Twitter is mostly under 45. Also, even though Twitter only allows for simple/concise micro-PR messages compared to Facebook where you can show more in-depth content, it's a lot easier to get followers on Twitter than it is to get likes on Facebook. So deciding which platforms to use depends on the specific campaign, target demographics, and messaging."26. What expertise do you bring in digital KPIs and analytics? Be prepared to discuss with the interviewer the types of digital KPIs and analytics you are accustomed to tracking. Some important KPIs in the world of digital content creation may include analytics around reach; including unique visits. Engagement rates; including time spent on your page, ad, or video. You may also look at the number of engaged comments or social sharing rates. Talk to the interviewer about the KPIs that you currently work with, and why you believe they are essential to track. Here is an answer example: "In my current role, the numbers that I care about the most include our sentiment rates. I look at the number of comments and engagement. I like to see soaring numbers when it comes to social media shares or @ tags. Nothing feels as great as seeing your digital content go viral and I look forward to achieving more of that in my career with 21st Century Fox." Here is an answer example: "When it comes to digital KPIs, my current employer puts a significant focus on social sharing and engaged comments. When digital content is good, viewers will quickly share without hesitation. When engagement rates are high, it's a quick indicator that your content is on point."27. How do you think video-on-demand services are affecting the media advertising industry? The interviewer would like to see that you have insight when it comes to the video streaming industry, and how it's changing the way companies advertise. Raymond James, a financial services firm, conducted an important survey in 2017 showing that 40% of people asked, said they choose video streaming over traditional television, to avoid commercials. This statistic indicates that video streaming has a massive impact on the advertising industry. Give a thoughtful response, showing to the interviewer that you have a keen interest in what's happening in the world of media, today. Here is an answer example: "I believe that video-on-demand services are hugely affecting the media advertising industry. People have changed how they consume media, and advertisers have had to adapt. Look at YouTube, and their 15-second ads played before a video loads. Consumers now watch commercials on mobile and social networking sites versus on television between episodes of their favorite sitcom. Advertisers have had to make a significant pivot over the last few years, leaving those unwilling to adapt, in the dust." Here is an answer example: "I believe that the convenience of video-on-demand has made people impatient when it comes to how they digest advertising. The quick 3 second blurbs we see now, on social networking sites, mean that advertisers have to be incredibly sharp in their messaging. I think this is an excellent change, ensuring that advertisers spend their dollars wisely, getting the best message out to consumers in as short of time as possible."28. How do you establish relationships with the creative community in our area? This question is meant to dig a bit, to find out about your networking capabilities as well as how deep your passion goes for the film industry. The interviewer would like to know if you spend your time getting to know the film community and other creatives in your network. Discuss what you do, outside of work obligations, to get to know your industry peers. Here is an answer example: "I have been an active member of the Creative Film Society for the past four years. I try to attend as many gatherings and events as possible. I have met many excellent connections through this group, and will continue to be a member for years to come." Here is an answer example: "For the past couple of years, I have taken the time to volunteer at many independent film events and film festivals. I was the President of my university's New Filmmakers Initiative, a group of aspiring film creatives who worked together to open doors for new opportunities in the industry. It's essential to me that I am part of something bigger than I am. This way, I continue to learn and grow through the knowledge of others who are more experience in the world of film."29. Walk me through your experience with department management, studio clients and vendors. The purpose of this question is to uncover whether you are experienced with cross-collaboration when it comes to other internal departments, clients, and vendors which 21st Century Fox would rely upon. Talk about the groups and people that you collaborate with regularly, in your current role. Here is an answer example: "In my current role I will collaborate with a variety of groups every single day. One day I may be working with the social media creatives and the human resources department, while also juggling multiple talent agents. The next day, I could be collaborating with a whole other group. I enjoy the challenge and the variety in communication that comes with working in this type of environment." Here is an answer example: "As a recent graduate, my experience working in cross-collaborative environments is limited to my educational experience. While attending university, I worked with people of all personality types, needs, and approaches to work. I can pivot when needed, and can work with a variety of groups such as multiple 21st Century Fox departments, clients, and vendors."30. Do you have a well-established network of contacts in the television industry? If so, how did you go about building this network? The hiring authority at 21st Century Fox wants to see that you are actively involved in pursuing a healthy and well-networked career within the television and entertainment industry. Discuss what you do to network, to get your name 'out there' and to meet new and exciting people. Show that you are social and interested in building a life-long career within media and entertainment. Here is an answer example: "I have been in the media industry for eight years now and make a point to attend at least a couple of industry events every month. It's my nature to open up a conversation with people new to me, as I am curious about their career path and their connections. The first gig I ever landed in the industry was through networking, so I am a big believer in the impact of building a robust network." Here is an answer example: "I was able to get my foot in the door for this interview at 21st Century Fox by letting people in my network know that I was seeking out new opportunities. It certainly helps to have a secure network when passively seeking new career paths. I build my network by nurturing relationships through trust, connecting regularly, and staying involved in events throughout the year."
Writers for 21st Century Fox Answers and Questions
Rachelle Enns is a job search expert, executive headhunter, career catalyst, and interview coach. Utilized by top talent from Fortune companies like Microsoft, General Electric, and Nestle, she helps professionals position themselves in today's competitive digital marketplace.
Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume and Executive Resume Solutions, two companies focused on helping job seekers get their edge back. She helps everyone from new graduates looking for their first placement, to CEO's who want more out of their career.
Rachelle coaches students to executives on how to master the toughest interview questions and how to handle the most bizarre interview situations; all with confidence and poise.
Rachelle trains other career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers, globally. A big part of her job is also spent coaching HR professionals on how to bring the human touch back into their interview and hiring process.
Jen Hong is currently a freelance writer and consultant while she is getting her Executive MBA and taking courses in innovation, data analytics and blockchain. She has worked as a strategist in financial services, fintech and health tech. She has interviewed with over 45 tech companies in the last 2 years (across various industries) and also has 2-3 years of experience interviewing interns, analysts, managers, and some senior executives as the operations lead.
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