Tag: interviews

How to fight nerves during an interview

Person sat opposite an interview panel

Written by Caroline Thomas, final year BSc Geography (Physical) student In the current day and age, students are often required to complete many interviews throughout their time at University, sometimes needing to attend multiple interviews just for one position. This commonly creates a lot of anxiety, especially with competition remaining high, and pressure building up …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/how-to-fight-nerves-during-an-interview/

How to Pass a Numerical Reasoning Test for Job Applications

Written by Stephie Goodman – WikiJob Even after university, you’re likely to encounter written tests. Companies across a variety of industries are increasingly turning to psychometric tests to help them screen job candidates. For roles that involve data analysis, numbers, or finance, applicants often have to take a numerical reasoning test to prove that they …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/how-to-pass-a-numerical-reasoning-test-for-job-applications/

Surviving your first technical interview by Tecknuovo

shape of head superimposed with lines of code in multicolours

Embarking on your tech journey can be difficult once you’ve completed your university degree. Knowing which job to apply for, getting an interview and then nailing the interview and securing a job! It sounds like a lot. With upskilling at the core of our values as a consultancy, we’ve drawn on our internal expertise and …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/surviving-your-first-technical-interview-by-tecknuovo/

How to ace your online interviews

Video call

Whether online or face to face, a good interview starts with quality preparation. Think through: 1. Who will be interviewing you? If HR, anticipate more general questions, if a technical or line manager the questions might be more specific to the job. Find out about the organisation and understand the job content as they are …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/how-to-ace-your-online-interviews/

How to get a job in PPC marketing

PPC: Girl on chair

Considering a career in PPC marketing?  Here’s what you need to know, plus five tips to ace the interview! I have interviewed several candidates straight out of University looking for an entry-level job in PPC marketing. I’ve interviewed the good, the bad, and the unprepared. I’ve interviewed candidates who I thought they may have had …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/how-to-get-a-job-in-ppc-marketing/