Posts tagged interviews
10 Tips For Making A Killer First Impression

Did you know that it only takes a tenth of a second to make an impression? Within that (very tiny) amount of time, someone has judged you. They've got an impression about you. You may not have even opened your mouth! But they’ll have made one.

In every opportunity, you only get one shot to make a good first impression. How do you get people to see the real you? How do you get them to judge you in the right way?

Throughout my career, I've picked up some great tips on how to make a killer first impression. Today, I’m sharing them with you. Let’s get to it!

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How To Prepare For An Unseen Task In An Interview

Applying for a job used to be simple. You’d submit an application, hopefully be invited for an interview and then wait to find out if you got it.

Now, it’s completely different.

Interviews today don’t just consist of an interview. The likelihood is you’ll have to do:

  • At least two interviews
  • A presentation
  • Possibly one or two tasks to complete.

Now, preparing for the interview and your presentation is fine. You can do that.

But how do you prepare for a task that you’re not even going to see?

Luckily for you, I've been in this situation. So today, I wanted to give you some tips for how you can prepare for an unseen interview task.

P.S Feel free to bookmark this for when you need it in the future!

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11 Tips For Writing A Stand Out CV

What do you think of your CV? How up to date is it? When was the last time you actually updated it? A lot of people think that once you get a job you can just push your CV to one side for a while.

This isn't true.

20 per cent of employers once said in a survey that they wouldn't hire someone who had a spelling or grammar error in their CV.

What's more, nearly half of employers said that 'confusing jargon' was more than enough to seriously harm a candidate's chances of getting a job.

There's loads more other stats but I think the main point is this: nowadays it's really important to have a killer CV.

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How To Ace a Job Interview With These Killer Tips

You’ve found an ideal job and you’ve been asked to go for an interview – so what do you do next? What can you do to make sure you’re at your very best? What can you do to make yourself stand out?

According to this survey  the biggest mistake made at job interviews is the interviewee having little or no knowledge of the company they’re applying to work for. Two other high ones are failing to make eye contact and the way we dress and act.

To get to the point, there are actually a lot of factors during an interview that will help an employer to determine whether you’re right for the job. And sometimes, it can be very hard to know where to start.

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