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How to Handle Panel Interviews

Interviews are never easy at the best of times but when they take the form of a panel interview, they can appear even worse. The thought of entering a room and facing a whole group of people can be pretty daunting for anyone – even the most confident amongst us. However, it needn’t be like […]

5 Ways to Get More Interviews

If there’s one thing that most job-seekers have in common it’s the fact that they apply for lots of jobs and never hear back from the recruiter or employer. With the sheer numbers of applicants for every job vacancy it’s an unfortunate fact of life at the moment – recruiters and employers alike claim that […]

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 […]

5 ways to deal with interview stress

Some people seem ( on the surface at least ) to take everything in their stride. Nothing seems to faze them, whilst for others, anxiety sets in, nerves can take over and in turn have a detrimental impact on certain situations and experiences. However there are some situations where dealing with those nerves and anxious […]

Top 5 Tips for New Graduates

The long hard slog may be over…the degree is finally in your hands, but for many graduates the hardest task of all is about to begin. Entering a pretty tough jobs market in such a challenging economic climate is not something to look forward to. Add that to the daily media onslaught of gloom and […]

Follow these 6 tips to stand out at interview!

Today’s job market is more competitive than ever before – if you find yourself at interview you’re likely to be up against some formidable opposition. So, what can you do you to make sure you’re the person who sticks in the interviewer’s minds? – for the right reasons! Align your passion! Finding someone who ticks […]

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 […]

5 Ways to Overcome Interview Nerves

It’s pretty much the norm to feel nervous before a job interview. Even the most confident amongst us will at one time or another have been faced with a few nervous twinges at the thought of an interview. The important thing though is to ensure that you don’t let any such nerves affect your interview […]

How to Approach an Assessment Centre

Employers are increasingly focusing on the behaviours that they want employees to possess in addition to technical knowledge. Workplace behaviours can be tested during the recruitment process using an assessment centre. What is an Assessment Centre? An assessment centre is not a place. It is a series of exercises that an employer runs to assess […]

“Tell us about a time when you showed initiative”- Our top tips.

It’s a question that rears its ugly head time and time again during interview situations, “Can you tell us about a time when you showed initiative”. As far as most people are concerned they may as well be asked, “can you tell us about a time when you breathed?” such is the vagueness of the […]

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