Interview preparation

The things you don’t say in an interview!

The process of finding a new job has many twists and turns. There are so many different things to think about, which roles should you apply for? how should you apply? how should you format your CV? Then once you get that allusive interview there is another minefield of issues to manoeuvre around including researching the company, relating your CV to the job specifications and preparing your sample answers.


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Let's Be Honest!


The Grey Matter of the Irish Mind… grey, the colour of most Irish buildings of power and the predominate colour of our skies (although not of late)!  According to any thesaurus, a “grey area” is defined as “a topic that is not clearly one thing or the other”. 

5 Top Things to bring to have a successful interview

Okay, so you’ve done the hard part.. the CV has been perfected, the Cover Letter honed, and you’ve done yourself justice by getting called in for interview for that perfect role.. now, here comes the easy part right?! Wrong.. now read on!
Here are 5 Top Things that everyone should bring to an interview, regardless of level, role or organisation.

Important tips for your next interview


Many candidates will complete a great interview and then fail to close it properly. This is like baking a terrific cake and forgetting to put on the icing! The closing of your interview is the most memorable part, not only because it comes at the end of your time together, but because you are able to reinforce your own personality, comments and questions into the conversation with the interviewer.

Follow these simple tips at your next interview:

Treat your upcoming interview as you would your Christmas party!


Christmas party season is upon us again and like everybody you want to make sure that you enjoy yourself but that you also don’t make any embarrassing mistakes that make you dread going back to the office the following Monday!

With this thought in mind think about going to an interview as similar to going to your Christmas party – you want to be the last person standing but it is important that you don’t fall at the last hurdle!