Before You Apply

We receive lots of applications, so it’s important to make yours stand out. We've put together these hints and tips to help you:


  • Read up on NCR via our careers pages - check out the employee stories
  • Follow NCR for updates - we’re on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Be concise and ensure the information on your CV / Resume has impact
  • Keep it simple and clear – you can always elaborate at the interview
  • Study the job description; identify which relevant skills/experience you have. If you don’t, consider other experiences that might be appropriate
  • Read the application questions carefully – take time to think about each question and add your personality to your answer
  • Summarize your key achievements at the top of your CV / Resume
  • Don’t have any unexplained gaps on your CV / Resume  – if you have had a career break or have been traveling, let us know
  • Academic and professional qualifications should flow in a logical order, starting with the most recent job or course
  • Check your application before submitting. Check spelling and get a friend or family member to read through if it helps
  • Do your research – understand our organizational structure and the work of the team you are applying to join
  • Understand competency-based questions – prepare and give examples of when you have delivered against a certain value or behavior orr delivered against a skill set
  • Trial your interview answers with a friend
  • Be on time – leave plenty of time to get there
  • Be yourself – be honest, open and sell yourself
  • Build rapport – make eye contact
  • Prepare any questions you’d like to ask at the end of the interview