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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 […]

Basic tips on Dressing for Interviews

If you’ve been invited for interview, chances are you will spend quite a bit of time on the preparation – from researching the company, to rehearsing the answers you will give to the most typical interview questions. Whilst these are of course vitally important, there is another area that you should not forget about – […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Handle a Video Interview

Many employers these days are choosing to undertake part of the recruitment process remotely – by undertaking video interviews and the like. Whilst to an extent a video interview may seem easier since as a candidate you in theory could be interviewed from the comfort of your own home, it’s important to remember that it’s […]

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 […]

How to Handle Panel Interviews

Interviews can be pretty daunting experiences at the best of times but if you’re faced with a group of interviewers, it can be even more so. Of course it needn’t be that way. Like all interviews, if you prepare as much as you can, a panel interview can be pretty easy to handle too. Here […]

How to answer the interview question ‘What attracted you to this role?’.

How to answer the interview question ‘What Attracted you to this role?’ In a job interview, you will more than likely to be asked this question. It could be posed to you as simply ‘What attracted you to this role?’ or it could take a number of different forms including ‘Why did you apply for […]

How to Handle Unusual Interview Questions

As we all know, job interviews generally follow a fairly standard format. There are the usual questions about your experience to date, your strengths and weaknesses and of course what you can bring to the role that another candidate cannot. Sometimes however interviewers like to mix things up a little by asking questions that are […]

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 […]

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