Interviews are nerve-wracking. Even the most experienced job seeker can turn to jelly at the thought. However, they don’t need to be so daunting. With a few simple tips, you can be prepared for any interview. This is the first in a series of posts focusing on how to pass any interview regardless of difficulty, format or stage. You can find all of the posts here: How To Prepare For An Interview How To Succeed In Telephone Interviews How ToRead more
Interviews can be terrifying and nerve-wracking. Take the pressure off with our tips, cheat sheets, help and training here.
Over the last three weeks, we’ve taken a look at how to approach telephone interviews, video interviews and interview presentations. Today we look at group interviews. It’s important to understand why people use this type of interview and, in our experience, there are two main reasons: Time Saving – employers can asses 3, 4 or more candidates in around the same time it takes to do a single interview. Team Work – if the role requires team work then group interviewsRead more
So, you’ve done a great first interview and are invited back to for a second interview where you need to prepare a presentation. How do you write an interview presentation and what should you expect on the day? Whether you enjoy public speaking or not, our steps below should help you to create a successful presentation and land the job. Read the fine print Before you begin, you must understand exactly what the interviewer wants and expects. Should itRead more
Last week we addressed telephone interviews, this week we’re looking at how to impress during a video interview. To start, it’s worth noting that there are two common types of video interview: A face-to-face video interview via Skype or a similar platform A web platform that has pre-recorded questions for you to answer Generally, you should treat these two types of video interview in the same way and the advice below will help for both. For pre-recorded video interviews, rememberRead more
As the world of work changes, the hiring process is changing with it. Employers will now often use telephone, video, group interviews and presentations to help them find the right employees. We’ll be running articles on each type and how you can prepare for success. Today, we take a look at the telephone interview. Why do companies use telephone interviews? Telephone interviews are commonly used as a first stage as they are quicker and often easier to arrange than standardRead more
A job interview is not just an opportunity for the employer to find out more about you, it is also an opportunity for you to find out more about the employer. By asking questions it not only helps you to gather more information about the role, it also allows you to impress the hiring manager. Read on to find out our top 5 questions to ask in an interview… What skills and experiences are you looking for in an idealRead more
So you’ve got your CV set, you’ve applied for you dream role and got yourself an interview! Go you! Now the interview preparation has begun, but how do you prepare for an interview? You have come to the right place to find out! An interview is as easy as ABC 123 (if you prefer The Jackson 5 that is). Most people enjoy the challenge of interviews as they are able to show off their true potential to the employer.Read more