Considering A Candidate With No Experience

This is always a tricky decision for any hiring manager. Do you offer a candidate an interview with the risk that they’ll have NO idea what they’re doing? Or do you take the chance and become pleasantly surprised when they turn out to be a GREAT employee! Either way, both outcomes will depend on the candidate themselves. Look at what they DO have Do they have any …

How To Answer: “How Would Your Co-workers Describe You?”

How would your co-workers describe you? This is an interview question that can go either way dependent on how much you’ve prepared. The interviewer will ask you this question to see how well your answer reflects your personality and your professional self. Be prepared If you’re not prepared and you attempt to ‘wing’ this question it can put your chances of …

Top London Roles June 2017

Whether you are living in London already or you are hoping to relocate, there are lots of exciting opportunities. If you are looking for Product Management, Content Editing, Social Media or Design opportunities, we’ve got it all!  First up, Product Manager at Foreign & Commonwealth Office Job Description: Flexible, adaptable and resilient, you are an experienced web professional with a proven track …

The Do’s And Don’ts For After An Interview

You have just walked out of the interview room and whether you’re feeling positively happy or slightly nervous – its over and you’ve done all you could. How you utilise this time between interview and hearing back can set you apart from other candidates. DO’S DO follow-up with a thank you email – this is always a nice touch. It shows the potential employer …

How To Answer: What Do You Know About This Company?

You feel as though you’re sailing through the interview, you’ve provided some impressive answers about your own skills and experiences but then you’re asked: “What do you know about this company?”  This question can go one or two ways. If you have done your research then it could be that winning factor that lands you your dream job. But on the other hand, if you struggle …

Bad Recruiter Habits That Candidates Can’t Stand

Are any of these bad recruiter habits something you do that are driving candidates crazy? Don’t put off potential candidates and avoid making these mistakes! If you recognise any of these habits as ones you practice regularly – now’s the time to change! “It’s ringing but nobody is there” Phone calls are a great way for recruiters to understand the candidate’s …

How To Answer: “Why Did You Apply For This Job?”

“Why did you apply for this job?” The interviewer can ask you this question when they want to suss out whether or not you applied for the ‘right’ reasons. Or if you only applied for the job because they were the only company to respond to your application. If this is this case, make sure you don’t tell the interviewer …

3 Simple Ways To Keep Your Employees Happy

Sometimes work can be so busy that you forget about the people who matter the most. When your workload is heavy and you’re caught up in making sure everyone is doing their job properly, you can sometimes forget about the happiness of your employees. To make sure that everyone in your workplace is happy and healthy, we have 3 simple tips. …

How To Answer: Why Do You Want To Work Here?

Of course, all interviews are different but there are certain questions that are very likely to crop up. We think “Why do you want to work here?” is definitely one of them, so it’s important to prepare an impressive answer. Familiarise Yourself With The Company This is the perfect opportunity to show the interviewer how much you know about the company …

How A Candidate Reviews Your Company Prior To An Application

The process candidates go through before submitting their application is essential in understanding how your company is perceived by others. Which can ultimately affect your future chances of attracting the right talent. If your company is associated with negative connotations it is unlikely you will be maximising your chances of obtaining large volumes of applicants to your advertised job roles. This …