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 …

What To Do If You Don’t Know The Answer To A Question In An Interview

You’ve undertaken extensive interview research. You’ve prepared an answer for every possible question you think you could be asked. When all of a sudden your sat in the interview room and presented with a question you have no idea how to answer. Causing you to feel an overwhelming sense of panic as you try to quickly think of an answer. The …

How to Become a Successful Freelancer

Freelancing has become very common in recent years. So many jobs are digital, it’s easy to create your own brand and to manage multiple projects from your home office or even by hot-desking. Perhaps you have a busy lifestyle and freelancing is the only way you can manage work or you’d just prefer to be your own boss. Whatever the …

Graduate CV Checklist

Your student life is coming to an end, graduation is drawing closer and the hunt for a job begins! Dealing with the pressure to achieve good grades whilst also balancing a job search can for obvious reasons be a stressful period. You may feel rushed and pressured into sending off job applications to multiple different roles. However, mass distributing your CV in a rush …

How To Answer: ‘Tell Me An Accomplishment You Are Proud Of’

Talking about a past accomplishment can be difficult particularly if you attempt to think of one on the spot. However, if you prepare an answer and really think of something you have achieved professionally or personally, it will allow the interviewer to see your potential within the company through seeing your past achievements. Prepare Prior to your interview PREPARE your answer by …