By Catherine Armstrong Could you describe your current role? I’m a recently retired lecturer. I have just finished work at Liverpool Hope University. I am currently an Associate Lecturer in History at MMU and also a visiting lecturer at Chester University. What was your first ever interview like? The interview was very interesting. The Principal…>
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This article offers some advice on how to cope with such a situation when you are headhunted and how to make the best of the opportunities on offer. Headhunting, or employers recruiting third parties to offer jobs to employees of other companies, is common in the commercial sector but it is occasionally part of the…>
It sounds a little odd that highly qualified applicants might need advice on filling in application forms, but according to feedback from employers including academics and human resources staff, applicants often overlook even the most obvious points when applying for a job, and therefore can do with all the help they can get. Also if…>
Can you put over your point of view effectively? Would you be able to utilise your transferable skills to explain a complex technical point to someone with only basic English skills? Have you any idea what to do if a colleague trips over and knocks himself out? Are you any good at figuring out financial…>
Negotiating for a salary can be a difficult subject. jobs.ac.uk Director (2005 – 2009) Andrew Gordon suggests these ten useful tips for success when in salary negotiations. 1. Overcome your anxieties 2. Do your research 3. Establish the minimum salary you would accept 4. Establish your ‘target’ salary 5. Know how well the employer is…>
About you? What is your background? I have a background in language teaching (Business English, TOEFL, Literature, English for Academic Purposes) at all levels, socio-economic backgrounds, age groups etc. What initially attracted you to your job? Interacting with people from all walks of life. One day I might be teaching a group of executives how…>
Manish Maisuria is a Department Administrator at the University of Warwick. About you? What is your background?After graduating from University in 2000, I went straight into University administration by working for the Widening Participation Team as a Schools’ Liaison Officer. Having completed two fantastic years in this role – which combined working closely with students…>