Interview perfection is overated

Interview Perfection Is Overated

It is impossible to have the perfect interview. Interviews are unnatural positions to be in. You have to remember all your best stories that illustrate different skills and then tell them well to people who have the power to hire you. Whether it is a face-to-face interview or an online interview, everyone is nervous. When

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11 Tips: How To Succeed in an Online Interview

Congratulations! You applied for a job and got through to the interview stage and it is an online interview. You don’t have to leave your house! But don’t be fooled into thinking there is less preparation needed for an online interview than there is for a face-to-face interview. The interviewer has seen potential in your

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Interview Preparation 101: Adaptability

Adaptability is the ability to deal with unpredictable issues or changes when they come up. If you go into an interview, you will be asked about how you deal with changes in the workplace. Employers are looking for candidates that can handle change, balance priorities and stay calm when ad hoc tasks come up. Saying

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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: Client Facing Questions

Client facing skills are relevant to all roles, regardless of whether you work in sales or work in the back office. Your clients might be external customers or within the organisation such as another department. So having an understanding of client-facing skills will help you in every interview. Your personality and behaviour play a big

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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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What a CV won’t tell you!

CVs are a staple in the recruitment process, and they are often the first introduction to a candidate. But a CV leaves gaps.   A CV is perfect for highlighting a candidate’s previous experience, getting a sense of their core skills and whether they have the capabilities to do the job. It’s important to go beyond

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Taking the stress out of job interviews – 5 keep calm tips

Everyone gets nervous before a job interview. It’s normal. But for some people, it can be a stressful situation. Job interviews are not a natural situation. You’re wearing an outfit that you may not usually wear. You’re in a strange office, sitting with strangers. And you’re trying to sell yourself to them while trying to decide

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