People are your company’s most valuable asset, and the market is showing we want growth, which means hiring. You might have the schedule from hell but don’t scrimp on the time you allow for interviewing a potential new recruit. Get it wrong now and it will be costly down the line. A little bit of preparation will stand you in good stead.
The beginning of the year presents an opportunity to make a fresh start in your career – it's the chance to plan goals, evaluate priorities and maybe look for a brand new job.
In this second posting in a series of blogs about common interview questions and how to answer them we’re tackling repeat offender number 2.
When a candidate recently reported being asked a very uncomfortable interview question that required shedding light on her private life, it got us thinking. Why, after the rafts of legislation aimed at preventing discrimination are seriously dodgy, inappropriate and occasionally, downright illegal questions still popping up across the interview table?
Every now and again the perfect candidate appears for the job. Everyone gets really excited at the prospect of them joining the team and think everything is going ahead smoothly - then, without warning, they turn down the job! Here Sarah looks at how to ensure this doesn't happen to you.
Interview traps can be hard to spot but we’d be amazed if even in the shortest of careers you hadn’t come across this ubiquitous interview hurdle: “Why do you want to leave your present employer?”
When you get the call to come in and ‘meet the team’, what should you expect? Depending on where you are in the recruitment process, meeting the team can imply several different styles of interview. Here’s how to prepare….
Follow these five simple tips to avoid falling foul of some common interview blunders and spoiling your chances of success.
The big interview is over. Time to breathe a sigh of relief, sit back and wait. Not quite!