Interview Advice

  • An interview ‘elevator pitch’ is just like a well thought out introduction and it’s always good to have one ready. You'll never know when you might need it! So, where do you start?
  • If you are able to feel comfortable and you bring your ‘whole self’ to work, it’s more likely that the work you do will be better. We have taken this opportunity to explain why you should want to be yourself and why it may be a positive choice for you and your career.
  • Competency questions are very popular with employers during job interviews. They are used to find out more about you, your personal experiences in the workplace and whether your skills would be a good match or not. We have some tips and advice on how you might want to prepare for and answer these...
  • Although it may seem like a trick question, this interview question is often asked to understand your career goals and is similar to the “where do you see yourself in 5 years?” question. Keep reading for some tips on how to prepare for and answer this popular question.
  • Recruitment is still happening. Businesses are still looking for and hiring talent and if you are a job seeker, you should be prepared to still be invited to interviews. We have some tips on how to prepare for these interviews and what you should expect!
  • For some job seekers, the hardest part of looking for a job can be the interview, especially when it’s done and you’re sat waiting. We have some tips on what you can do after an interview to make you feel more at ease and potentially keep impressing the interviewer, even after you have left.
  • Being yourself in an interview is easier said than done for some job seekers. It’s important to be yourself for many reasons, you should trust that you are enough in the first place. So why is it so important to relax and just be yourself in an interview?
  • Some job seekers may worry about answering questions about salary because they feel uncomfortable talking about money. We have some advice on how to prepare for and answer salary related questions, hopefully leaving you feeling prepared and ready to answer these questions.
  • Are you one of the many professionals who’s working life has been affected by Covid-19? A majority of us have had to make some changes that might have felt far from normal in the beginning, but now you want to keep some of those changes in your long-term working life. But how do you make the choi...
  • Working from home, just like in an office, is all about finding a good balance between your work life and your home life. If you’re new to the concept, then you might be finding it difficult to separate the two. We have some tips on how to sustain a good work-life balance when you’re working from...
  • Xuan Wang is one of many who has managed to secure a job during this pandemic. We understand that your job search might not be going as smoothly as you wanted due to these events, but we want to let you know that it is possible! Keep reading for some tips and guidance on how to go about your job ...
  • During an interview, some candidates can find it hard to talk about their strengths and accomplishments. Make sure you are taking the opportunity to show off your skills! We have some tips on how you can be prepared for this question and answer it confidently during an interview!
  • You, like millions of others might have recently found yourself in a less than ideal position where you have to work from home. There are some things you can try and do to ensure that you are being productive throughout the day, just like you would in your office space.
  • Does anyone really know where their career will take them in the next 5 years? We have some tips on how to begin thinking about this question and help you formulate an answer, ready for your interview.
  • The workplace has been evolving for a while now, but for some people, working from home has now been forced upon them by events beyond their control. Your mental health should always be a top priority, but now more than ever. There are things you can be doing on a daily basis to help you feel mor...
  • Whether you are unemployed or working whilst job-seeking, it can feel like a worrying time to start or continue the process of looking for a new job. We have some ideas on how to utilise the time you might have and leave you feeling a little less worried about the current situation you may find y...
  • For some reason, the idea of negotiating your own salary or even talking about money in an interview, has earned itself a bad name. We have some tips for you to help in your next interview and understand why it is best to talk about money now, before you accept the job.
  • Video interviews have become a popular recruitment tool over the years, and they have various benefits to both jobseekers and the hiring company. We have some tips to make sure you succeed in your next video interview!
  • When the interviewer asks, “Why should I hire you?” you shouldn’t panic. More often than not, the interviewer is looking for a concise summary of reasons stating why you think you would be a good fit for the job. We have some advice on how to prepare yourself for this question and get yourself in...
  • Having an online presence is about more than just sharing an opinion, it’s about marketing yourself and it can be an easy way to share your CV online. It's very important for jobseekers to know how to use social media in the right way and help you get your next opportunity!