With all the interviews our clients are doing at the moment it has become clear that the interview question of the moment is “What did you do during COVID lockdown if you were furloughed or unemployed?” How are you answering this during your interviews? There are lots of variations on this question and it is a […]
Category: Interview Tips
New Placement Employee Chloe talks about ‘Answering the question’ in Job Interviews!
Watch the video below to find out what 3 – 30 – 3 means!
I always watch with some trepidation the “interview” episode in the series. I do feel it can be the opportunity to really understand how some of these candidates got picked in the first place! And I am sure you will agree this is often a question in our head! Surely there was something in the […]
Your CV is spectacular; your cover letter engaging. You’ve been to numerous interviews and everyone was smiles and nods, but you still don’t have a job. What’s gone wrong? Most likely if you’ve had a number of interviews, you can assume your CV, covering letter and follow-up are good. Just as likely, your qualifications and experience […]
I’ve seen a lot of people looking for employment who struggle with making mundane job titles sound somewhat more exciting. To some extent, selecting a job title that is more descriptive of your actual job duties can be, at times, a good idea. For instance, if you hold a generic job title, such as ‘Clerk’, […]
Many employers have a mental image of the perfect candidate for each job. In most cases, this includes a list of the must-haves, the nice-to-haves and a salary range. Their objective is to get the person with the most skills at the lowest cost. Unfortunately for the employer, rarely do ‘perfect’ candidates walk through the […]
Smoking is bad for you. Yes – yet another unsolicited opinion on why you shouldn’t smoke. But I have a slightly different point of view on this issue. You already know that smoking is bad for your health, so I won’t bother rehashing all of the medical arguments. Smoking can kill your chances of getting […]