Ways to Reduce Stress and Combat Interview Nerves

Interviews are one of those life situations where it’s normal to feel nervous. If anything, nerves are a good sign, as they signify you care about the result of the interview and want to do well. However, when the worry and stress get a bit too much, you risk lacking confidence and not being able […]

Preparing for Strength Based Interviews

What are they? A strength-based interview is similar to a competency based interview in the way that it aims to assess your workplace skills and suitability. However, they are quite different in what they actually ask of you. A competency based question asks you to describe an example of you using certain skills, such as […]

Standing Out From Other Applicants in an Interview

Interviews aren’t just a feat of getting to the end of it without doing or saying anything wrong – they are an opportunity to showcase yourself and present yourself as the ideal candidate for the role. While there are lots of things to avoid, don’t get too bogged down in this and concentrate on the […]

How to Answer ‘What’s Your Biggest Weakness?’

‘What is your biggest weakness?’ is a classic interview question, and one of the most commonly used. It just so happens that it’s also quite difficult to answer without being negative about yourself. However, there are ways around this. Here are some pointers on how to answer this question without shooting yourself in the foot. […]