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Interview Tips and Advice

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

How to succeed in panel interviews: 4 tips for success

Congratulate yourself: you got the interview! All the hard work you put into your CV and application form paid off. Now, get over it. Getting the interview is just the start of a long and difficult journey to job hunt success. If you’re lucky enough to be shortlisted for a... read more

How do you fit a giraffe into the fridge?

The weird and wacky world of interview questions... Interviews are nerve-wracking, no matter how many times you’ve done them. Not knowing what you’re going to be asked, being put on the spot, and the possibility of an awkward silence when you’re not quite sure how to... read more