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How to Answer “What is your greatest achievement?” TheEmployable Interview Tips

“What is your greatest achievement?” – Well where do I start!  Bragging and boasting about ourselves and our successes is not generally something that most of us like to do. Being humble and perhaps somewhat modest tends to be a much more socially acceptable trait to display. However, in an interview environment, that should change. […]

Getting rejected at interview?

Those who can interview well, find the interview process a walk in the park, in securing a new job. Those who constantly get rejected at the interview stage, for whatever reason, begin to, understandably, feel that they will never be able to secure the job they want or really need… Coupled with the tough economic […]

Top Tips to Assessment Centres

Firstly, if you have been invited to an Assessment Centre, “Congratulations!” You have already been successful in being shortlisted to this stage and in the current jobs market that is no mean feat. So, well done! As most Assessment Centres generally have a very similar format, we have collated here our Top Tips for their most […]

3 Awesome Questions to Ask the Interviewer – A Guest post by Aimee Bateman of careercake.com

You have (hopefully) answered all the interviewers’ questions perfectly and it’s your chance to ask the questions. I have spent nearly every day, of the last 10 years, interviewing people for various clients. I promised I would eventually write a book which includes all the random/funny/crazy questions I get asked, but for now I am […]

7 Points to Check Before Your Next Job Interview

When you’ve worked hard to get an interview for a great job, there is nothing worse than showing up on the day of the interview unprepared. Aside from having a sparkling resume and cover letter, there are other, lesser known, tricks to making sure you make the best impression possible in that first meeting. Here […]

Have you got the X Factor?

Like it or not, reality TV is here to stay and the TV talent show format in particular is likely to be with us for a long time to come. It is easy for us to sit there in our comfortable living rooms, watching as ambitious, driven and often foolish wannabees give their all to […]

Lesser known Interview Tips

‘Sit up straight’, ‘Dress to impress’ and ‘Be confident’ are all great pieces of advice for a job interview, but let’s face it, they don’t exactly break the mould for originality. Of course it is very important that you follow all of the usual advice, but to maximise your chances of success, it helps to […]

Top Tips on How to ‘Perform’ in an Interview Role Play…

Why do Companies use the ‘role play’ in an interview? Well, it is argued that the combination of both a face-to-face interview and a ‘role play’ helps a company find the right person for the job in hand. A face-to-face interview helps to highlight your communication skills and capabilities and experience, but a ‘role play’ […]

Interview Success Tips: It’s All In The Preparation

“I believe that people make their own luck by great preparation and good strategy.” Jack Canfield If you’ve been asked to attend a job interview now is not the time to start daydreaming about what that new job will be like. An interview is a sales pitch and you need to prepare in similar fashion. […]

Top Tips for a Second Interview

Firstly, if you are reading this having just invited for a second interview, may we say Congratulations! You have done really well to pass the first interview and thereby overcome the first hurdle – now it’s a case of leaving the interviewer in no uncertain doubt that you are the best person for this job. […]

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