Contractor, Agency Worker or Employee: Things aren’t what they used to be

How often do you hear the expression “Things aren’t what they used to be”? I think I hear it about once a week. Cars aren’t the same, TVs have changed so much in the last decade. Dating has changed dramatically over the previous ten years. And so has the jobs market – employment is changing …

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4 of the most revealing interview questions to ask candidates

If you followed our six week series on how to answer questions on core skills then you should be well versed on how to answer standard interview questions. Everyone should be able to answer questions on teamwork, communications and time management at the very least. As part of the interview process, you need to delve a bit deeper …

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Interview Prep 101: Communication Questions

I can’t think of a single job that doesn’t require some form of communication skills. And communication skills feed into every other skill like teamwork and client facing skills. We all need to be able to communicate with our team, our managers and other people that we interact with in our day to day jobs, and ultimately that’s what …

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Interview Prep 101: Motivation

Part three of our Interview Preparation series is motivation. We’ve covered teamwork and time management in our earlier posts. Motivation is a trickier one to answer, but “what motivates you?” is a very common question. It’s a broad question; it can be hard to answer and figure out the best way to respond. Everyone is motivated differently; salary, job …

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Interviewing Prep 101: Time Management Questions

In part one of our Interview Preparation series we covered behavioural questions on teamwork and how to best answer these questions. In this section, we’re going to focus on answering time management.  Time management is an essential skill for any job. Time management doesn’t necessarily mean how you spend your time at work and how quickly you …

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