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Cracking the Code: KnowBe4's Top Five Tips for Applicants

By: KnowBe4 HR

Published: 21 Jun 2023
Last Updated: 21 Jun 2023

At KnowBe4, we take pride in attracting and hiring top talent from around the world. We understand that the recruitment process can be challenging for prospective candidates, and we want to help you make the most of your application journey! That's why we reached out to our experienced recruiters to gather their top five tips for applicants. Whether you're interested in joining KnowBe4 or any other company, these valuable insights will give you an edge and increase your chances of landing your dream role.


Employees at Computer1. Do Your Research

At KnowBe4, we believe that a strong foundation of knowledge about our company sets candidates apart. Before applying, take the time to thoroughly research KnowBe4's mission, products, and company culture. Explore our resources online to gain insight into who we are and what we do. By showing your understanding of KnowBe4 during the application and interview stages, we can tell that you are truly interested in our organization and the opportunity you have!


2. Tell Us a Story

Our recruiters truly appreciate the power of storytelling during interviews. We love it when applicants share engaging stories rather than just giving one-word answers! By telling your stories, it provides a deeper understanding of your experiences, skills, and character. It also allows you to present your problem-solving abilities, creativity, and interpersonal skills in a more meaningful way. Stories provide valuable insights into an applicant's achievements, challenges, and lessons learned. We recommend storytelling because it helps our recruiters make informed hiring decisions with a solid understanding of each candidate's potential.


Studying3. Showcase Your Accomplishments

Our KnowBe4 recruiters believe it's crucial to showcase your accomplishments during interviews. It goes beyond listing responsibilities; it's about highlighting your specific achievements and results. By sharing your accomplishments, you provide tangible evidence of your capabilities and the value you can bring to the role at KnowBe4. It demonstrates your problem-solving skills, drive, and potential impact as a Knowster. Showcasing your accomplishments helps our recruiters understand your strengths and differentiate you from other candidates. So, be proud of your achievements and let them shine during your interview with KnowBe4!


4. Prepare to Ask Us Questions

At KnowBe4, asking questions is vital to our culture, where we consistently strive to drive innovation. We value curiosity and encourage applicants to come up with thoughtful questions for our recruiters and interviewers. It demonstrates a proactive mindset and eagerness to learn. We embrace new and diverse perspectives by fostering an environment where questions are welcomed. Asking thought-provoking questions shows an applicant's critical thinking skills and ability to contribute to KnowBe4's innovative spirit. 


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5. Read Our Blog & Visit @KB4People on Social Media

Lastly, but most importantly, our recruiters highly recommend that applicants take the time to read all of our blogs and explore our social media accounts, @KB4People. By doing so, you gain valuable knowledge about KnowBe4 and the vibrant culture we foster. Our blogs and social media accounts offer a behind-the-scenes look at our day-to-day activities, employee experiences, and initiatives currently running in our global offices. This firsthand knowledge will give you a deeper understanding of our organization, enabling you to showcase your genuine interest and align your values with ours during the interview process. Being well-informed about KnowBe4 will not only impress us as recruiters but will also help you determine if we are the right fit for your career aspirations.

As you can see, we are committed to finding exceptional talent to join our team. By following these five recruiting tips from KnowBe4 recruiters, you'll be well on your way to success during the application process!

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