Have you had any experience of delivering a presentation at an interview? How do you prepare? How do you engage your audience? Presentations are a common part of the recruitment process for graduate, research, teaching, consulting and other professional roles across a range of sectors. Whether you have had a lot or limited experience in…>
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Telephone interviews are often an early part of the recruitment process to screen candidates. They usually last 15 – 30 minutes and are conducted by a recruiter or an employer. The way you prepare for a telephone interview should be taken just as seriously as if you were preparing for a face-to-face interview. The focus…>
Too many people spend days crafting the perfect academic CV, only to spend minimal effort on their academic cover letter. But, the truth is, that even the most perfectly crafted CV is nothing without an impactful cover letter. A strategically targeted cover letter which demonstrates your abilities, enthusiasm and suitability for the role paired with…>
Making a good impression during an interview can lead to the next step in your career. But how can you do this? Preparation before interview is essential. The practical steps below are aimed at those of you who have little or no interview experience to individuals who regularly market themselves through recruitment processes. Review your…>
Focus on the 3 p’s For many job seekers, the mere thought of interviews can render you with sweaty palms and sleepless nights. From what to wear to what questions might be asked, there’s plenty to get in a panic about. Whilst there’s no ‘magic guide’ to being amazing at interviews there are techniques that…>
These ‘Top 10 Tips’ were sent in by recruitment professionals working in UK Higher Education. Their advice could mean the difference between your application being noticed…or thrown in the bin!
The job market can be competitive. However, there are plenty of things you can do to express your confidence and showcase just how worthy you are of being the chosen candidate and offered a job interview. Here are just a few tips to boost your confidence and give you a much better chance of landing…>
Changing your career path from Academia to Industry can be stressful, from deciding what changes you want to make to deciphering how to show potential employers that you have the skills to excel in a role in their organisation.
Competency questions are those which focus on particular behaviours or skills you will need to demonstrate in the role. These are usually clearly identified in the person specification and job advert.
1 – Leave your preconceptions at home Don’t let what you see and hear about China and its people in the news influence your judgment. China is rich in history and culture, but it is still a developing country. A lot of progress has been made in many respects, but there is still a lot…>