It’s The Art Of The Job Search That Gets You Hired

You’ve likely heard the quip, “knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit, but wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” From cooking to the job search, experience plays a major role on the path to effectiveness. The science, or “process”can be gleaned from a book, but true mastery comes through application, trial …
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Applying the STAR technique in an interview

The STAR method and it’s application The STAR method is a structured manner of responding to a behavioral-based interview question by discussing the specific situation, task, action, and result of the situation you are describing. Situation: Describe the situation that you were in or the task that you needed to accomplish. You must describe a …
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Six tips for when you’re faced with an interview panel

It’s easy to assume your interviewers are judging you negatively, but remember they invited you to interview. Here are our six top tips for surviving and succeeding at a panel interview. Research your interviewers You may feel like a stalker but doing a bit of digging before the interview to find out the names, roles …
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Common competency-based interview questions

(and how to answer them) – sit back, grab a coffee, this is going to be a long one… How can you give the answer an employer is looking for unless you know the questions they’ll ask? By being prepared and taking in our experts’ advice on the 30 most common competency-based interview questions you’re …
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How to video interview for your next job

Employers are still recruiting and planning ahead for the post-Coronavirus period. They are increasingly using remote recruitment strategies and you may need to think about preparing to interview by video. Given all the current uncertainty in the workplace environment, many companies are looking for experienced candidates who can integrate teams quickly and work on a …
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Tips for preparing for a telephone interview

Telephone interviews are now a standard part of the job interview process, as a quick and informal first-stage qualification interview. Whether you’re a natural telephone communicator, or the thought of picking up the phone to a potential employer fills you with dread… you must not overlook this crucial element of the interview process. If you …
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