What to expect from a competency based interview

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A competency based or behavioural interview is based on the premise that past behavior is the best predictor of future behaviour. If you’re unfamiliar with them they may strike you as unusual and even a little daunting, but research suggests that they can be one of the most reliable and accurate forms of assessment. Competency based interviews are structured, with … Read More

Answering the 3 Most Difficult Interview Questions

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Let’s be honest, interviews are a nerve wracking experience. Even the most experienced interviewees can find them an unnerving prospect. Why? Well no matter how good your interview prep, one well worded question can throw you completely off your game, to the point where you feel about 10cm tall! So what can you do to maximise your chances and minimise … Read More

Dressing for an interview during London’s heatwave

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London is in the grip of a heatwave, with parts of the capital hitting 34 degrees – hotter than the Bahamas! So with the sun relentlessly beating down, what should you wear for a job interview? The obvious answer is that it depends entirely on where you’re interviewing. If you’re unsure, remember that it’s better to err on the side … Read More

How to succeed in your startup interview

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The UK has the third strongest startup culture in the world – in 2016 650,000 new startups were registered with 205,325 based in London. For anyone looking to work outside the traditional office this presents an abundance of opportunities, but first you have to impress at interview, which can be a  different experience at a startup. After working closely with … Read More

Getting through your phone interview

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Phone interviews have become a normal part of the job hunting process as more and more companies use it as a screening process before deciding to dedicate the time and resources to bringing you in for a meeting. They can be daunting, in essence becoming a shorter window in which you’re still expected to sell yourself as you would in … Read More

What questions should you ask at a job interview?

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This is part of our interview series. For more interview advice click here. Interviews are challenging; they offer a brief window to demonstrate your experience, technical skills, soft skills, asking you to relax and be yourself while showing who you could be and demonstrate the depth of your research while displaying quick, spontaneous thinking. The process can be very daunting, … Read More

What should you research for a job interview?

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As we’ve previously discussed in our interview advice series, interviews can be tough and stressful experiences. Throughout our recent series we’ve discussed how to relax and be yourself, how to nail an interview and how to answer 3 of the most difficult interview questions; but there’s a lot you can do in preparation. Prior preparation in the form of research … Read More

How to be yourself at interview

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Interviews aren’t easy at the best of times; you have to demonstrate a multitude of things, your skills, ambitions, enthusiasm and much more. It’s not then easy to be yourself whilst trying to convey your ability to be the ideal employee, which is a lot to achieve in a stressful situation that typically lasts around an hour. You would be … Read More

5 Tips To Nail An Interview

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Impressing your interviewer is vital to getting the first foot in the door and there are many ways in which you can do this. This means there are plenty of ways to prepare for your interview in addition to having a clear view on how you can best serve the business, company and competitor knowledge etc. Here are 5 tips … Read More