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We like working at News Corp Australia too. Mostly due to the size and scale of the organization, the opportunity to work at one of Australia's largest media organizations, the fun fast paced environment and the great people. Also our size and scale means that there are lots of opportunities to develop your career in a range of different ways.

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Interview questions include things like why you want to work at News Corp Australia, why you want this role, your suitability for the role. You'll also be asked about your previous experiences and may be asked to provide specific examples of how you handled situations in the past.

The interview is also an opportunity for you to ask us questions and find out what it's like to work here, so you can make an informed decision.

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The culture is fast-paced and energetic. Being in media means that we're a deadline driven business and even more so for digital media where we're in an "always on" environment.

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Like any large Australian corporate we're going through significant change as we move from print to digital and this means changes in the size and shape of our organization.

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It depends on the role. Corporate roles are typically standard business hours Monday to Friday. However roles in our print sites may involve shift work.

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Prepare as you would for any interview. Research the company by looking at our website www.newscorpaustralia.com/careers or look at our company page on LinkedIn. Talk to your Talent Acquisition Business Partner and ensure that you have a clear understanding of the role, you know who you'll be meeting. Be prepared to talk about your experience and your suitability for the role and ask questions. Dress professionally. But most importantly be yourself. We want to get to know you.

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The working hours depend on the role. For corporate roles the hours are typically standard business hours from Monday to Friday, however for other roles such as our print sites, shift work may be required.

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It depends on the role. Roles in Production & Logistics at some of our print sites may require shift work.

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You can get hired by applying for a role that you have the relevant skills and experience for. Our Talent Acquisition team together with Hiring Leaders will screen and shortlist candidates based on their resume and their response to screening questions. The next stage is either a telephone or video interview, followed by a face to face interview with the Hiring Leader. The preferred candidate will then be asked to undergo background checks which could be reference and a police check (depending on the role type). The next step is a verbal offer will be made and once this has been agreed with the preferred candidate, a contract will be issued.

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News Corp Australia has a benefits package which offers discounts on a range of things such as health insurance, travel, salary packaging etc.

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