Some Simple Interview FAQs Answered

Interviews are a crucial part of the hiring process. The employer is definitely interested in your skills and experience, so now is your chance to get through the final stage and secure that role as yours. We all know how important it is to impress, but what about the niggley little questions that aren’t covered […]

10 Ways to Improve Your Public Speaking

For most of us there can be nothing more terrifying than speaking in front of an audience, but many jobs require this as a vital skill and it can also help your career development. Improving your public speaking skills can also enable you to feel more confident when it comes to interview presentations. Here are […]

Four Ways to Write a Tailored Cover Letter

A one size fits all approach to your cover letter certainly doesn’t cut it anymore when it comes to making a substantial impression on potential employers. Although tailoring your letter to the industry and position takes time, doing so can improve your chances of receiving an interview significantly. By using the tips below you can […]

How to Get Into: Media and Film

With creative arts degrees being the third most popular choice for students in 2014, the media industry is clearly a favourable one to break into. It employs just under one million people in the UK and contributes a significant amount to the British economy. Whether it’s TV, film, animation, advertising, interactive media, radio, or digital […]

Winning Interview Questions for an Internal Vacancy

When applying for a job in the company you work for, the interview takes a different dynamic. For starters, you already know the company well and have been there for a considerable amount of tmie to be considering a change. This means slightly different questions to the usual ones, as well as different questions for […]

How to Prepare for a Psychometric Test

When a company wants to learn more about its people, or potential new recruits, it will often turn to psychometric testing. As these tests allow employers to look at the employees and applicants on an objective level that is otherwise inaccessible, they are now regularly being used in the recruitment process. For jobseekers, this can […]

6 Top Tips For Nailing Your Skype Interview

Video interviews are becoming an increasingly popular option for recruiters and candidates alike. They’re more convenient for the recruiter, and they allow you to be interviewed in the comfort of your own home, which a lot of people find preferable. Skype interviews will generally follow the same conventions as a normal interview, but there are […]

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 […]