An interview is what we call “the necessary evil” of the recruitment world. I coach people daily on interview techniques and etiquette and yet I know I would dread the prospects of an interview. However, when the end goal is a job that you really want, you need to put your best foot forward and not leave anything behind you in the interview room.
Finally, your CV has landed you a job interview. Basically on paper it looks like you can fulfil the requirements of the role so now all you have to do is prove that you can. If, like most people, it has taken you some time and effort to get to this stage; from job searching and drafting an up to date CV to tailoring CVs to suit particular
Great News! You’ve got an interview for your dream job…but don’t pop that champagne cork just yet, you’ve still got a long way to go. Avoid the following 10 pitfalls and you’ll be heading for the next round and one step closer to landing that dream job. 1. Not knowing your CVYou have been called for an interview because your
You have secured an interview, great news, but remember so have another several people. The objective ahead is to secure the role and stand out from the crowd as on paper most applicants have the relevant skills in question to fill the role.Find out who is conducting the interviews:This will determine where to channel your preparation, if
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. Here are five items that everyone should 'bring 'to an interview, regardless of level, role or organisation.1) Your punctualityArriving what may seem like a
So you have been successful in securing an interview, you have passed the telephone interview with flying colours and you are fully prepared for your first face to face interview. It’s all plain sailing from here right? What can go wrong?
“Their is lots of accountancy job vacancys at the moment”The above sentence looks like it is 100% correct but the grammar is incorrect. Over the last couple of months when reviewing CVs and emails I’ve noticed that the number of grammatical mistakes being made is increasing. The correct sentence should read “There are lots of accountancy job