How To Answer: “If You Could Choose One Super Power, What Would It Be & Why?”

By Amy @BubbleJobs It’s fair to say that on our Career Knowledge Base, our Interview Advice section is easily the most popular section of the site, thanks in part to the wonderful (ahem!) advice we give out – and probably thanks in part to the sheer number of articles we’ve got in this section! Now, while we’ve covered some of …

How To Answer: “How Do You Manage Your Time & Prioritise Your Tasks?”

As you can see from our pretty extensive “Interview Advice” section, on our Knowledge Base we’ve written about job interviews a lot over the past couple of years – but as this is our Career Knowledge Base, we know there’s a lot more than we can write about and discuss. Why? Because job interviews are just so tricky – and …

5 Things To Take With You To A Job Interview

By Amy @BubbleJobs When it comes to job interviews, there’s always a lot to remember. From your perfect rehearsed answers for some of the most common interview questions to knowledge of the company you’re interviewing for, you’ve got  lots of important things swirling around in your head on your way to the interview – but on top of all that, …

5 Things You Need To Do After Any Job Interview

By Amy @BubbleJobs When you’ve finished a job interview, you’ll probably want to forget all about it, particularly if you don’t feel that it’s gone too well, but that’s actually the worst thing you can do. While the post-interview stage isn’t as important as the actual interview, it’s still pretty important because your actions now can still directly affect whether you get …

The Dos & Don’ts Of Speculative Job Applications

Picture the scene; you’ve found the perfect company – they share your brand values, they’ve done some amazing work and they’re in the ideal location – there’s just one catch… they’re not actually advertising any jobs which are relevant to you at the moment. So what do you do? In this type of situation, you have only really have two options… …

How To Answer “Describe Yourself In Three Words”

By Amy @BubbleJobs Whether it’s an online dating profile or a job interview, unless you’re super-confident, trying to describe yourself in just a few words can be pretty tricky. Why? Because there’s more to you than just a few words – plus with whatever words you choose, you run the risk of selling yourself short or making yourself sound like a …

How To Answer “Describe Your First 30 Days In The Role”

By Amy @BubbleJobs There’s no denying that job interviews are a pretty scary process. Even if you’re super-confident and you’ve memorised your CV and the company inside out, just one unexpected question can be enough to knock you off-guard and leave you fumbling around for an answer – so it’s important to walk into the interview room as prepared as …

How To Answer “What Sets You Apart From Other Candidates?”

By Amy @BubbleJobs If you’re applying for jobs at the moment and you’ve already managed to bag yourself some interviews then it goes without saying that you need to get prepared. No one likes to be caught out at a job interview and end up gasping around for an answer – and the only way to avoid this situation is …

How To Answer “What Are Your Biggest Strengths?”

By Amy @BubbleJobs On this blog, it’s fair to say that our ‘Interview Advice’ section is our most popular section by a mile. Why? Because regardless of industry, level or expertise, you’re always going to have to attend an interview – and they’re easily the scariest aspect of any job search – so this section is relevant to pretty much …

How To Answer The “What Are Your Career Goals?” Question

When it comes to job interviews, it goes without saying that preparation is key. OK, so you’re never going to be able to predict every question but if you can prepare answers for some of the most common job interview questions, you’ll be able to walk into the interview room knowing that you’ll be able to answer at least a …

“So… Why Do You Want To Work Here?”

By Amy @BubbleJobs Whatever kind of new job you’re looking for, you’re bound to end up at a job interview sooner or later – and, inevitably, there are some questions that are bound to pop up, regardless of the industry you’re hoping to work in. Now, being a jobs and careers blog, we’ve covered a lot of these fairly generic …

10 Things To Take With You On Your First Day In A New Job

By Amy @BubbleJobs Picture the scene. You submitted a great application for your dream role, you wowed the employer at the interview stage and you’ve been offered the role. Congratulations! Now it’s time for your first day. First days are nerve-wracking for pretty much everyone. You really want to impress and convince the employer they’ve made the right decision in …

How To Answer The “What Has Been Your Biggest Achievement?” Question

By Amy @BubbleJobs When it comes to job interviews, it goes without saying that some questions are always more likely to crop up than others, regardless of the role you’ve applied for and the industry you work in. Now, we’ve covered a lot of these questions and how to answer them before in our ‘Interview Advice‘ section, but there are …