Tag: interview

Finalists: ace your interviews

Got an interview coming up? Come along to this workshop to prepare and boost chances of a positive job offer! Improve your interview skills in this practical session, covering: – First impressions – how to appear confident (even if you don’t feel it!); – Preparation – what you can do before the interview; – Difficult …

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How to use the STAR technique in a job interview

STAR technique in interviews

Jessica Ching is Digital Content & Marketing Executive at the London-based graduate recruitment agency, Give A Grad A Go. Since 2009, they have placed nearly 3,000 candidates in their ideal graduate jobs. Browse the latest Graduate Jobs on Give A Grad A Go’s website. A graduate job interview can consist of many different types of interview questions; including knowledge-based, …

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Strengths vs skills

If you’re heading to an interview or an appraisal you may be asked to talk about your strengths, but many people are confused about the difference between strengths and skills. That’s because it IS confusing: people all over the internet are defining skills, clarifying strengths, underlining the differences and at the same time using them …

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Prepare for a job interview

Or not? Written by Alison Taylor, Careers Consultant I’ve got an interview coming up – can I blag it? Well … you know how I’m going to answer that question, don’t you?! Call us boring, but here in Careers, we certainly wouldn’t advise it!

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How to Prepare for an Interview

Written by Samantha Meredith, Talent Aquisition Specialist, Enterprise Rent-A-Car What is the old saying ‘to fail to prepare is to prepare to fail?’ I am sure that this is also the case with interviewing. As a Talent Acquisition Specialist for Enterprise Rent-A-Car, I can separate a well-prepared candidate from a #winging-it candidate in a matter …

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