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Why Not Getting The Job Isn’t The End Of The World

You got an interview.  You went through one or more likely a series of interviews. You get the call or email to say you were unsuccessful. Chances are you are pretty deflated. Here’s the reality.  Not getting the job isn’t the end. Let me explain why in this short video. If you’ve enjoyed this video and want to achieve […]

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Are You Making This Mistake In Preparing For Job Interviews?

Without doubt candidates who spend the time and make the effort to prepare for job interviews perform better on the day. A key component of your preparation is identifying and answering questions that might come up. So you might be thinking that makes sense. Yet I have come across situations where people ask me if […]

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Why Are You The Best Candidate For The Role?

I first got involved in interviewing people for roles over 20 years ago. As we all know there are some questions that are almost guaranteed to come up in one form or other. One of those questions is:   Why are you the best candidate for the role?   Although there is a high probability […]

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5 Job Interview Challenges and How To Overcome Them

Succeeding in job interviews is tough. In many ways this should not be a surprise. After all the employer is committing to a major investment in terms of salary and benefits.   When I am working with people there are some common challenges that seem to come up time and time again. Here are 5 […]

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How To Be Well Prepared For Job Interviews

Job interviews are challenging.  Yet they are still the most common way of deciding who gets an offer and who doesn’t.  While more and more employers are introducing tests and role plays, how you do in job interviews is a big factor.   The trouble is job interviews are stressful.  Faced with stress it is […]

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Making A Good First Impression In Job Interviews

Job interviews are still the most common way of selecting staff.  While you might spend hours or days preparing, some say that you get as little as 30 seconds to make the right impression.   Whether this is right or wrong I don’t know.  At the same time you don’t want to leave this to […]

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How Would Your Boss Describe You?

In job interviews you are going to be asked many different types of questions.  If you are an accountant or other business professional, chances are you will be asked questions:   About you and the type of person you are   About your knowledge or understanding of the organisation you want to work for   […]

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The 5 Golden Rules Of Job Interview Success

Your CV has had the impact that you want and you are invited for interview.  At this stage you are in serious contention for the role.  So what are the 5 golden rules to being successful in the job interview?   Rule 1: Do Your Research   When I was first on the job market […]

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