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Things you should never say at Interview

As someone who has done their fair share of interviewing, I would like to think I have pretty much heard most of the ‘regular’ and ‘textbook’ answers that candidates give. Sometimes however, candidates can surprise the interviewer by the responses that they give – and not always in a good way. With that in mind, […]

Preparing for Interview – Basic Tips

Been invited for interview? Congratulations! That’s the first step done. The next step of course is getting ready so that at the interview itself, you’ll impress the employer, get offered the job and achieve the end result you want. In terms of getting ready, it’s all about the prep work. We’ve put together some basic tips on […]

Common Interview Mistakes

If you’re really keen to get a new job, it would be fair to assume that you’ll be doing all that you can to get things right by creating the perfect CV which will hopefully ensure that you’ll get invited to interview by the employer. However, as we all know, the CV is simply the […]

How to Handle your First Job Interview

Let’s face it – job interviews are never easy, but when you’ve never even had an interview before, they can be an even more daunting affair. However like everything else in life, with a little support, guidance and prep that needn’t necessarily be the case. So if you’ve just left school, college or uni and […]

Top Tips for Last Minute Interviews

Ideally, when you find out that you have a job interview you may have days, sometimes weeks to prepare. Lots of time to get your answers in order, do some research on the company and of course plan what you are going to wear. However sometimes things don’t quite work out like that. You may […]

Top 5 Apps for your Job Search

We all know that it can be pretty tough to try and get a job at the moment. With many companies still not actively recruiting and with increased numbers of people applying for very position that does actually get advertised, to say it can be challenging is an understatement. Therefore if you are currently actively […]

How to sell yourself at Interview

How to sell yourself at interview… In essence a job search can be compared in many ways to a sales process. A CV or application form is like a window display with the employer on the outside looking in. If they like what they see, they arrange an interview, or enter the store and effectively […]

Top Tips on How to Impress at Interview

Top Tips on How to Impress at Interview As anyone who is currently looking for a job will tell you, it is pretty tough out there. With more and more people applying for every position advertised and with fewer companies recruiting, actually securing an interview can be a feat in itself. So, if you have […]

Tips for Unusual Interview Questions

Tips for unusual interview questions If you’ve got a job interview coming up, you’re more than likely spending some time doing some research and prepping for some of the questions that you are likely to be asked. Since generally speaking, interviews tend to follow the same format there are certain questions that it is pretty […]

5 Ways to Research a Company

There is one question which is asked at virtually every job interview and which if answered badly can leave a particularly poor impression with the interviewer. That question? The old chestnut – “What do you know about us?” Answering this with a “Not a lot” type response conveys a real lack of care, disinterest and […]

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