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?

Why have you applied for this job?

This can be a perplexing interview question, particularly if you are applying for jobs which are closely connected to your internship/work experience and degree area. If you’ve spent the last three years studying marketing, for example, as well as seeking out marketing work experience, it might seem obvious that you’re interested in marketing. In addition, … More Why have you applied for this job?

Guest blog: 5 style mistakes that can make you look unprofessional

There have been so many changes in business attire over the years, and many people have come to forget why proper business attire is important. Instead, they would rather dress comfortably or dress in the latest styles. The first few seconds make up the biggest part of an overall impression, when meeting for the first … More Guest blog: 5 style mistakes that can make you look unprofessional

Guest blog: How to prepare for the 6 most common interview questions

If you’ve recently graduated, you may already be thinking ahead to what your next steps might be in terms of your career. As you begin to do so, your mind will start posing questions about the interview process – and that can feel quite daunting if you aren’t sure what to expect. Read on to … More Guest blog: How to prepare for the 6 most common interview questions

Do you have any questions?

You’ve reached the end of the interview. You’ve navigated your way through difficult questions with answers that are well-structured, evidence-based and enthusiastic (well, hopefully!) But don’t relax just yet. Almost all interviews end with the seemingly simple ‘Do you have any questions for us?’ Inexperienced candidates may fall into the trap of interpreting this literally, … More Do you have any questions?