Top Application Tips
So you’re thinking of applying for a job at Merlin. Brilliant! The roles we have here are extremely varied – and our selection processes can be pretty varied too. But there is one thing you can be sure of. Whether it’s a personality test, assessment centre, presentation or interview, we always want you to be able to perform at your best. Here are a few hints and tips that can help...
Ensuring everyone can be at their best...
We want every candidate to get the opportunity to show us how amazing they are! We will try to remove as many barriers as possible so that everyone has equal opportunity during and after their interview.
So, if you need any assistance or adjustments before, during or after your interview please get in touch!
In the UK you can get in touch with:
In the USA you can contact:
For enquiries in other countries, please contact your local Resort or Attraction.
Making Your applicationstand out
Depending on the job you’re applying for, you may need to fill in an online form or submit your CV. Either way, here are some key things worth bearing in mind:
Tailor your application
read the job description carefully and work out how your skills and experience match the requirements of the role
try to show us you have what we’re looking for as clearly and concisely as you can
wherever possible, we’d like to hear about specific things you’ve done, learned and achieved
Check and check again
grammar and spelling mistakes always create a bad impression, so it’s definitely worth getting someone to proofread your application before you submit
we want to get to know the real you
Giving a Greatinterview
Do your research
find out as much as you can about Merlin, the area of our business you’re applying for and the role you’d like to do
Prepare your answers
be ready to talk about specific examples that show us you have the qualities and skills we’re looking for
Think of questions
the interview is an opportunity for you to discover more about us, as well as for us to discover more about you
Double-check the details
make sure you know exactly where you’re going for your interview and what time you need to set off in order to arrive in plenty of time
Engage with your interviewer
sit up, make eye contact and listen carefully to what they have to say
Relax and be yourself
we know it’s hard, but the closer you can get to having a normal conversation with your interviewer, the better
Succeeding atassessment Centre
The assessment centre stage of the selection process has its own unique challenges. Here are a few things you can do to maximize your chances of success.
if we ask you to prepare anything in advance, make sure you leave yourself enough time to do a great job
teamwork is really important at Merlin, so we’ll want to see you can get on well with other people on the day
make sure you listen to your fellow candidates and respect their points of view, even if you disagree with them
throw yourself into every exercise and have fun showing us what you can do