Monthly Archives: February 2016

Competence interviews and competency-based questions regularly crop up in graduate recruitment processes. Employers identify the skills and abilities (competences) that are vital for working in their organisation and they use these as selection criteria for choosing new recruits. To measure your suitability, recruiters will ask questions where you will need to draw on examples from

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Written by Deepka Shukla What do you do if you are unhappy with your job and have nothing lined up: Similar Post: What/How to Research For Corporate Interviews Give yourself 112 hours (Thats 336 hours – which is 2 weeks minus 16 hours per day for work and for sleep)In that time you can: 1. 

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I’ve been working with a client (Let’s call him George) recently on his interview preparation for a job based in Amsterdam. George is due to meet the head of the department he is applying to as well as his potential line manager. This is for a Private Equity house in Holland. George has asked me multiple questions

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What is the success formula to productivity? With 24 hours in the day how do you get work done when you’re super busy? Something I’ve realised at University is just because you’re busy it doesn’t mean you’re being productive. SEE ALSO: Seven Steps for Coping with Career Failure “Time is a limited commodity” – CamMi

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Hey folks, So I model myself as ‘The Cv Guy’. Your one-stop shop for all things application advice. But guess what? Sometimes I completely cock-up the things I set out to do. Recently I’ve helped a client put together a Microsoft Application. We worked hard putting together her CV and I assured her it would

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Being recruited through social media isn’t something of the past, graduates and job seekers are constantly gaining employment through social media. Employees often over look their social media profiles like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram but that is a huge mistake, the first thing that employers will do are check your educational background and your skills.

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Interviews….Interviews…..Interviews The bridge between getting the job or not and for so many they remain to be an Achilles heel. Understandably, the anxiety of providing an adequate amount of information to demonstrate your value combined with making a personal connection with the recruiter can be very difficult. Very few employers will consider employing someone who

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Organise your day, everyday. If you’re anything like me and find it’s quite easy to lose your focus from time to time, you may find this little method quite helpful as I sure did. Having quite a few tasks and projects can be overwhelming to say the least and trying to keep on top of

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