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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, […]

Bad Interview? Here’s some tips on how to recover

There are few things in life as demoralising and frustrating as a bad job interview… If you have ever found yourself leaving an interview knowing that you made a complete mess of it you will know what I’m talking about.   The experience can be truly horrific, but when you couple it with the fact […]

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 Completing Application Forms

Applying for a job doesn’t always mean sending off a CV. There are increasing numbers of employers who are using the application form as their preferred means of recruitment and selection. Whilst for some employers that may mean the traditional paper application form, but for others it may consist of an application form completed and submitted […]

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 […]

How to recover after a bad first impression in an interview

They say that you only get one chance to make a good first impression. This is all you need if you happen to be one of those charming and delightful people who would find it impossible to make anything other than a great first impression. But what about the rest of us mere mortals; what […]

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 […]

Preparing for Interview – Top Tips for Researching a Company

“ So then, what do you know about us….” At most interviews I have ever been involved in, either as the interviewer or the interviewee, this question generally features at some point. It is virtually a given that it will be asked. Which is why it always puzzles me why people don’t always pay attention […]

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