The interview process used to be slightly shorter in the past. Nowadays, you may be asked to attend a few rounds before your employer offers you the job. In this article, I shall give you some guidance on how to present yourself well at your next face-to-face interview and help you to receive an exciting job offer.
Meeting a panel via Teams is somewhat different from doing so in person, but it does not have to be a difficult challenge. Despite the differences between in-person and online interviews, your goals are the same — to set yourself apart from other candidates and secure the desired position. Below is a collection of tips and techniques to ensure your online interview success.
Video interviews are used by an increasing number of employers to sift through candidates for internships, graduate schemes and other professional roles. Zoom and Teams interviews are now routinely used as part of the interview process due to current restrictions around Covid-19.
Although still little used in higher education recruitment, if you are applying for a senior job elsewhere in the public sector or are seeking a move into the private sector then it is likely that you will encounter the assessment centre at some point. And even in higher education, you…>
Most people dread job interviews. It is perfectly normal to feel pre-interview nerves since there is a lot riding on the outcome. But don’t panic. By following a few simple techniques and preparing properly, you can reduce your stress levels to help you perform to the best of your abilities….>
Skills and Qualifications With many graduates struggling to find work, it’s wise to ask the question, ‘What are employers are looking for in a candidate?’ Unfortunately, a university degree may well be insufficient. It is skills and experiences that can make you a desired applicant and supplement your qualifications. What…>
Succeeding in an internal interview can seem like a breeze. You know the people. You understand the organisation, and you have a successful track record that should speak for itself – right? This can lead to a false sense of security, a lack of proper preparation and underperformance on the…>
Deciding on job interview questions to ask the interviewer can be one of the most stressful parts of the interview process. Often candidates hurry through this part, relieved to have the job interview over as quickly as possible. Others ‘go through the motions’ by asking unoriginal questions to fill the time.
What is employability? There’s a lot of talk about employability in the recruitment community as competition for jobs in all sectors intensifies. But what does it mean? The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) gives the simplest and most accessible definition of employability in terms of skills: ‘the skills…>
It’s an old classic and a question that seems to have had plenty of interviewees struggling, but should the question ‘What’s your biggest weakness?’ cause so much worry? Well, today we’re going to have a look at the different types of answers and offer some useful tips to help you…>