How to answer the ‘tell me about yourself’ interview question

It’s probably one of the first things you’ll be asked, but the ‘tell me about yourself’ interview question isn’t just the employer exchanging pleasantries and trying to get to know you. This particular interview question can tell the interviewer an awful lot about the person sitting across the desk from them, and like all interview…

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Top 4 job promotion pitfalls

Trying to get a job promotion is a pretty stressful experience, you want to advance your career but at the same time avoid coming across as overly ambitious and pushy. But without any long-term career goal to aim for, it’s easy to see why so many employees become demotivated if they don’t strive towards gaining…

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Top 5 biggest CV mistakes

You might have all the right skills and experiences to land the job, but if you fall into the trap of making avoidable CV mistakes then you might find that your application won’t go as far as it should have. Employers expect all applicants to make an effort with their CV’s, so check out our…

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Questions you shouldn’t ask at interview

You’ll find plenty of advice out there on what you should be asking an employer, but what about the questions you shouldn’t ask at interview? Most interviewers will offer you the opportunity to ask questions on various elements of the company or the role itself, but just because this usually happens at the end of…

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How to answer salary expectation questions at interview

There’s simply no avoiding it – during most interviews you’re more than likely to be asked salary expectation questions. Given that this is one of the most sensitive subjects of any interview, you need to be careful that you don’t price yourself to highly and out of the job, nor sell yourself short when it…

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Are you earning what your worth?

Ask anyone the question ‘are you earning what your worth?’ and 80% of the time you’ll be answered with a no. Delve deeper into the thinking behind their response and you’ll find them reeling off reasons why their monthly pay packet just doesn’t measure up compared to the hard work they put in. But ask…

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Using the STAR interview technique to get the job

Interviews can be tricky to prepare for, especially when you consider the fact that you just don’t know what the employer is going to be asking you. Given that none of us has a crystal ball and that every interview is different, I’m going to introduce you to the STAR interview technique which regardless of…

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4 top tips to get your CV shortlisted

If you’re still pulling your hair out wondering why you never get called in for an interview, then you need to take a look at our 4 top tips to get your CV shortlisted. Employers can end up with piles of CV’s that they need to sift through for any one vacancy, so to ensure yours…

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Are you getting paid enough? Take our salary survey to find out!

Have you ever wondered how your salary measures up against others in the same profession? Or perhaps you’d like to know what roles are most in demand in our local area. Every year we conduct a salary survey to give our candidates the most up to date information on average salaries for your role plus…

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Will Brexit harm your career prospects?

One of the knock-on effects of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has emerged in a recent survey, with 30 percent of employees believing that Brexit will harm their career prospects. The main reason cited for the perception that career prospects will be hindered has largely come about due to a lack of communication…

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