Interview Tips and Advice

How to prepare for your IT job interview

You’ve perfected your CV, nailed the job application, and have been invited for the all-important interview. After a burst of excitement at the prospect of landing your dream IT job, you might find that panic sets in as your interview looms closer and closer. But if... read more

Five interview questions you should always ask a job candidate

Employer's interview questions, styles and formats vary greatly from company to company and interviewer to interviewer, but the end goal is always the same – to find out as much as possible about the candidate to give you the information you need to make a hiring decision. Get... read more

S2 tips: how to conduct a successful interview

The interview is only a part of the overall recruitment process, but often the most stressful bit – and not just for the candidate! If you find the interview process daunting or just want to make sure you getting as much information as you can about the candidates and have the... read more

Are you ready for the character interview?

Increasingly, employers are looking to hire candidates who reflect the character and values that are a good fit for their company. They know that hiring staff with certain characteristics is key to help them avoid costly recruitment mistakes. This is not to say that... read more

How to match your skills to a Person Specification

When you read a job ad, there are certain items of information you are probably most interested in, such as the salary on offer, the number of hours' work expected of you, and the location of the role, among others.  Down at the bottom, you'll typically find a bullet point... read more