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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 […]

Top 5 Interview Mistakes

Interview Mistakes….Have you ever come out of an exam and wish you had the chance to go straight back in and do it again? In the usual post exam analysis with your friends or fellow students, you start thinking about the things you could have or should have written. Frustrating isn’t it? Well, for many […]

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, […]

What to Wear for Interview – The Employable’s Top Tips

Over the past while we’ve given our fair share of tips for interviews – from how to answer the most common questions through to how you should focus on your body language. However there is another element that’s pretty important too – what you should wear. Whilst for some people it may seem pretty much […]

How to Handle a Competency Interview

There are very few interviews which don’t include some form of competency style questions. You know the ones – the questions where you are asked to provide examples of how you have reacted to or dealt with various situations in your past. It’s pretty much a given that you’ll be asked a competency question of […]

5 Ways to Impress an Interviewer

5 Ways to Impress an Interviewer If you’ve been invited for interview, well done! In this particularly challenging jobs market, that’s no mean feat. Your CV or application form has served its purpose and impressed the employer so much that they want to meet you in person. Everything you do from here on in will […]

Knowledge Is Key: Stand out at an interview without spending a penny

The big interview is coming up—the interview for the job you just know you’d be perfect for: it’s in the field you want, you have the right skill-set, and it seems like a fun company with great benefits. Your CV is in tiptop shape and your suit is freshly dry-cleaned and waiting in the closet […]

How to Answer ” What are your salary expectations? – TheEmployable Interview Tips.

What are your salary expectations? Well what are they? Whether we feel it is vulgar, or simply bad manners, most of us tend not to openly talk about money. Society deems a conversation about money to be an extremely personal and sensitive one. This is probably why when an interviewer broaches the subject of money, […]

Top Tips for Panel Interviews

TheEmployable’s Top Tips for Panel Interviews… For many of us, hearing that we are facing a panel interview can immediately fill us with fear, dread and trepidation. For some reason, facing a group of people is so much more daunting than facing one interviewer on their own. However, like all interviews, with the right preparation […]

Being more confident at interview – Basic Tips

Let’s face it – it’s pretty natural to feel a little nervous before a job interview – even the most self assured amongst us would confess to being a little apprehensive before the big day. What is important however is how we deal with those nerves and ensure that they don’t get the better of […]

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