Interviews: understanding what’s behind the questions you’re being asked

Everybody gets nervous about interviews. A big part of this is the fear of being asked something you don’t know the answer to. And whilst you can never guess exactly which questions will come up, ultimately an employer wants to know three things: Can you do the job? Will you do the job? Will you … More Interviews: understanding what’s behind the questions you’re being asked

Guest Blog: Psychometric Testing – An Overview

Increasingly, large employers are turning to psychometrics to streamline graduate recruitment programmes. Gone are the days of CV sifting and a single, face to face interview for graduate recruitment, saving HR teams considerable time and effort. But what particular tests can you expect when applying to the UK’s largest employers, and what do you need … More Guest Blog: Psychometric Testing – An Overview

Situational Judgement Tests: The Basics

A situational judgement test (SJT) forms part of the recruitment process for many graduate schemes. From an employer’s perspective, they are an efficient way to sift through high volumes of candidates. Candidates are presented with a series of  work-related scenarios and need to choose which solution or action is the most effective from a series of … More Situational Judgement Tests: The Basics

Perfect your interview technique with InterviewStream!

Got an upcoming video interview? Check out InterviewStream – our video interview platform, where you can record and practise a number of ready made video interviews or create your own custom interview from a large bank of questions. Practise whenever, and wherever! Take your mock interview using a Mac, PC, Android or iOS device. Choose from … More Perfect your interview technique with InterviewStream!

Video Interviews: How can I ace my answer in 60 seconds?

More and more graduate recruiters are using pre-recorded video interviews as part of the interview process. Typically, these are virtual, recorded interviews in which applicants are asked a number of pre-recorded questions; frequently, applicants have 30 seconds thinking time and 60 seconds to answer each question. Compared to traditional telephone interviews, where you might be … More Video Interviews: How can I ace my answer in 60 seconds?

3 Tips to Help Calm Your Interview Nerves & Anxiety

So you’ve just secured a job interview, congratulations! It’s your dream job or at least a step in the right direction. As the interview date draws closer you may become more nervous and anxious. While being nervous before a job interview is perfectly normal, overthinking and anxiety can certainly work against you. How you deal … More 3 Tips to Help Calm Your Interview Nerves & Anxiety