How to answer Competency Based Interview Questions….…..

Most interviews include competency based questions that require candidates to describe real life examples of where they have demonstrated a particular skill as the basis of their answer to a question. The interviewer will ask a series of questions to get you to show how suitable you are for the role, and generally cover your personal attributes plus others which are specific to the role. They are designed to…

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4 of the Most Common Mistakes Made on LinkedIn Profiles

4 of the Most Common Mistakes Made on LinkedIn Profiles LinkedIn provides a brilliant platform for you to showcase your professionalism and credentials to recruiters, potential employers and clients alike. With greater reached than your business card, and better networking opportunities than twitter, you should really make sure your LinkedIn profile is working for you.   Here are the most common mistakes we see people make on LinkedIn: Using…

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The Best Way To Resign

When it comes to leaving your job, however tempting the two-finger salute, or the verbal equivalent may be, you should never let your emotions get the better of you. ‘Don’t wait until you’re hopping mad to resign. Do it while you’re strong. And never express your anger to your boss, bide your time and keep it professional,’ advises occupational psychologist Colin Selby. You may have landed the job of…

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Research Section: A Candidate’s Experience

How a candidate’s experience of your recruitment process can have long lasting consequences.  Why is this so important? Getting the candidate experience right is so important. Mystery Applicant research shows 48% of candidates said they had a poor or very poor time when seeking a new role. Where is it going wrong? The two main areas where businesses seem to get it wrong are in keeping candidates informed during…

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Telephone Interviews – A Serious Business

Recruiters reveal an alarming level of complacency by job applicants during important telephone interviews Distractions detract from telephone performance Going to the toilet, having a bath, eating a meal, walking a dog, breastfeeding a baby, arguing with a family member. These are all perfectly normal human activities; and they are all things that recruitment candidates have done during telephone interviews. A recent survey of nearly 800 recruitment and HR…

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Interview Tips…

Interviewing can be daunting for some and to do it with confidence requires preparation otherwise you can fall flat on your face! For those keen on giving a spectacular interview, here are a few helpful hints to make sure you give the best you can and get the job you want.   When you prepare for an interview, looking smart and having your CV is important but a few…

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