How To Answer: Why Should You Get This Job?

In an interview, if this question arises use it as an opportunity to really sell yourself. Whilst for some this may be something completely out of your comfort zone… just think if you can’t talk confidently about your achievements, who will? Here are our suggestions to help you achieve this (including an example answer!) Do your research Before the interview make …

How To Answer: “Do You Work Better in a Team or Independently?”

Do you work better in a team or independently? This is a tricky interview question. You may already know how to answer this question in two separate parts but combining them together can be difficult. Do you pick a side and hope that’s what the interviewer was looking for? Or do you stay neutral? How do you work best? So how do you actually …

11 Things To Avoid In Any Interview (at all costs)

Well done you, you’ve landed a job interview! The job application process is over and you have moved onto the next stage. Job interviews can be a scary prospect for any candidate but it’s important to keep your cool and prepare beforehand. Whilst we have lots of advice on how to ACE a job interview (which you can find here) we …

How To Answer: “Why Are You The Best Person For The Job?”

“Can you tell me why you are the best person for the job?” You know you’re the right person for the job otherwise, you wouldn’t have applied for it in the first place! But learning to express this in an interview situation can sometimes be difficult. You don’t want to compare yourself to others or put other candidates down, so how do you …

5 Questions You Need To Prepare For In Any Job Interview

Are you currently preparing for an upcoming job interview? Well if you are here are the top 5 questions you will likely be asked in any interview. “Can you tell me about yourself?” You can almost guarantee you will be asked this question first in an interview. The interviewer wants to break the ice and understand why you’re really there. This is …

The 5 Best Things You Can Do In An Interview

Do you have an upcoming interview? Here are the 5 best things you can do to help secure a potential new role! 1. Be prepared This is the most important thing you can do before any interview. Attempting to ‘wing it’ will most likely end in disaster. As soon as you are aware of your interview date, start researching the company to …

What To Do When Waiting To Hear Back From An Interview

As soon as you step out of the interview door, you want to know immediately – did you get the job!? A few days can feel like a lifetime and you spend your days wishing the time away, awaiting the verdict. However, by doing this you’re not fully utilising your time effectively, which in the long-term may have a negative …

A Graduate’s Guide To LinkedIn

“What’s the point in creating a LinkedIn account before you find a job?” This is a thought many graduates have once they’ve finished university and begin their job search. But having an account is a great advantage to widen your job search, showcase your professionalism and communicate with those in your chosen sector of work. Choose an appropriate picture First and …

The Dos 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. DOs DO follow-up with a thank you email – this is always a nice touch. It shows the potential employer …

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 …

How To Answer An Interview Question With No Experience

Have you recently secured your first job interview but are panicking you won’t have enough work experience to answer the questions? Fear not! Here are some suggestions to help you impress the interviewer and overcome the lack of experience obstacle. Which is a problem many face when attempting to land their first professional job. Be honest What you don’t want to do is …