Category Archives for How to Succeed In Job Interviews

Responding To Tricky Job Interview Questions

Job interviews are demanding and can at time be fairly stressful too.  The best candidates will have sat down ahead of the job interview and really thought about the kind of questions that will be asked and have an answer to hand. Even with the best preparation, there still can be times when you get […]

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10 Reasons Why Employers Ask Candidates To Do A Job Interview Presentation

As candidates become more and more skilled at handling traditional job interviews, more employers are looking for additional ways of supplementing interviews. One of the ways they do this is by asking candidates to do a 10-15 minute presentation.

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Job Interview Success – What Employers Want From Candidates

If we think about it, job interviews are really strange. The employer is making a major investment decision, often on the basis of a few hours interaction with candidates.

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How To Impress At Job Interviews

A job interview is still one of the most common approaches to deciding which candidate is successful and is appointed.  Sometimes it can feel like it is a bit of a lottery but there are things you can do to impress at job interviews and stand out from the crowd.  So how can you impress […]

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5 Things To Demonstrate In Job Interviews

Interviews are still one of the most important aspects of recruitment and selection.  At the end of the day, your success comes down to you being able to demonstrate that you are the right person for the role.  There are 5 key things which I believe you need to demonstrate to increase your chances of […]

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The Three Key Questions You Must Be Able To Answer In Any Job Interview

When it comes to recruiting staff interviews are by far still one of the most common ways of deciding who to appoint.  In most recruitment situations the employer is going to have a choice of who to appoint. Obviously you would like to be the person who is appointed and in my experience there are […]

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Leadership and Career Success: 6 Things You Must Demonstrate In Leadership Selection Interviews

If you are a professional who is seeking to secure a leadership role there might be the temptation to rely totally on your technical expertise.  Yet in truth, if you are applying for a senior level role, your technical competence will almost be taken for granted.  So if it is not your technical competence that […]

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8 Tips on How to Excel In Job Interviews

You have done the hard work of completing the application form or CV and you find out that you have the interview for a job you are keen to land.  Often when it comes to the interview stage people perform well below their best.  Yes nerves are a factor and everyone has them.  So how […]

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Career: Being Prepared For Job Interviews

If you are to have any chance of standing out at job interviews you need to be prepared.  As a minimum make sure that you: Do some background research into the organisation you are being interviewed by. Understand the key challenges facing the organisation or the industry in which it operates. Have two or three […]

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5 Things You Must Demonstrate In Job Interviews

Selection interviews are still the most common way of appointing new staff.  If you are the candidate, your objective is to persuade those hiring that you are the best person for the job.  Having been interviewed many times myself and interviewed loads of applicants, I believe that there are 5 things that you must be able to demonstrate in […]

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