Whether we like it or not, people tend to make assessments within the first five minutes of meeting you. That means what you look like is going to be more important than what you say in the opening stages of an interview. If you say the wrong thing or forget your pitch you can ask
In a behavioural or competency-based interview you will be asked to give specific examples of personal experiences that demonstrate you have the capability to do the job. In order to be best prepared for such questions it is worth taking the time beforehand to write down your anecdotes or examples so that if such questions
When you apply for a job or are asked for an interview, take a step back and think about all the skills you have that make you right for a particular job. you need to apply basic sales principles to position or ‘sell yourself’ correctly. 1. Know your strengths Make a list of your strengths
Send a Thank You Email Ideally within 24 hours of the interview taking place. If the hiring manager didn’t give you their business card or email, either ask the headhunter who put you forward or go online to their LinkedIn account to ask them for their email address. I have had hiring managers automatically reject
There are plenty of interview styles that hiring managers adopt from behavioral to competency to role-play. However its always important to make sure you fully understand what you are really being asked and that you answer appropriately. Can you tell me a little bit about yourself? This is a classic opener and is often a
Hiring managers are often disappointed if a strong candidate doesn’t have at least one thought provoking question at the end of the interview. Make sure you are always well prepared for this situation and have a couple of good questions about the company culture and career progression.