One of the effects of the lock down is a growing acceptance of the use of online video as an acceptable way of communicating with our fellow human beings. 7 weeks ago (yes it’s been that long!), how many of us had heard of Zoom or Microsoft Teams? I certainly hadn’t, but we’ve been using Skype for at least 10 years as an internal way […]
Job interview was like being in room with abusive ex, says graduate Olivia Bland. It is possible that there have been more appalling job interviews than the one which Olivia Bland had to undergo at a tech company in Oldham this week. Possible, too, that there are more inept bosses than Craig Dean, the man who subjected her to two hours of personal criticism and […]
We’ve all been in strange interview situations, and there’s often a good reason for it. Many employers out there think asking unusual questions is the way to catch candidates off guard and get the most honest and real answer. Increasingly, interview situations seem to be moving away from the generic questions about teamwork and experience and throwing weird and wacky questions at the interviewee. If […]
With the UK’s unemployment rate rising slightly to 7.8%, securing a new job can still feel incredibly challenging. For any UK job seeker lucky enough to land an interview, Glassdoor is revealing our list of 25 Tough Interview Questions – UK Edition to help prepare them for any interview at any company. This list is compiled from the thousands of interview questions shared by UK […]
Top Executive Recruiters Agree There Are Only Three True Job Interview Questions – Forbes.
1. Research the company. Not too much (nobody likes a know-it-all) but enough to show them that you are interested in their business. 2. Re-read your CV. “Why did you make your career moves?” Is a question that every interviewer asks, or expects you to volunteer, whilst going through your CV. Be prepared to explain any gaps in your CV and when discussing moves NEVER […]