Interview Techniques

  • Pros vs. cons of Workplace Personality Assessments

    Over 80 % of US Fortune 500 and 75 % of UK Times 100 companies are using personality assessments to aid the recruitment and hiring process for their businesses. Joining the likes of JP Morgan, Barclays and KPMG, Goldman Sachs has now confirmed that …

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  • How to hire employees who will stand the test of time

    As the number of millennials entering the workforce continues to increase, the traditional rules around workplace operations are slowly disintegrating, encouraged by a generation that wants more flexibility, an even work-life balance and a sense of …

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  • 5 personality traits you should look out for when hiring a Private PA

    Hiring a private personal assistant is a notoriously challenging task; not only do they need to possess all the requisite skills and experience to fulfil their day-to-day duties, they also need to be the right ‘fit’ for you. Due to the …

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  • Collaborative recruitment: 4 reasons why you should embrace it

    Acquiring suitable talent is a challenge for businesses of all sizes. If it’s not a core responsibility, hiring can be considered a burden to hiring managers who are juggling their day jobs alongside filtering through applications, conducting …

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  • What a city-based hiring manager looks for

    Interviewing for a city-based role is not hugely different from any other - but if you want to work in the city, hiring managers are usually looking for some key specifics that might be helpful for you to know about.  1. Longevity Hiring managers …

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  • Five talking points you should always bring up in interview

    You’ve registered with your recruiter, your CV has been sent to the hiring manager and you’ve secured an interview. Congrats! The next step involves preparing for an interview. We all know this can take time to do properly, especially if you …

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  • How to excel in a Skype interview

    Skype interviews are becoming a more common and acceptable practice in contemporary hiring processes, and are even a go-to first choice in some instances - especially at first-stage interview. Using Skype, as opposed to the telephone, is a preference …

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  • A guide to interview follow up

    When most of us walk out of a job interview, it’s not uncommon to breathe a sigh of relief. Regardless of whether it went well or not, it can be tricky to judge the right protocol with following up. Is it better to do nothing, and wait for …

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  • Five ways to outsmart your interviewer

    When you interview for a role that you really want, you simply can’t afford to bring anything less than your A-Game to the meeting. I’m sure that you will have read the job description carefully, picked your lucky outfit, and prepared your …

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