The Interview

You’ve Found the Right Role – but Is the Culture for You?

You’ve Found the Right Role – but Is the Culture for You? You’ve probably spent weeks searching for your next career move, sieving through requirements, company perks and day to day responsibilities. You’ve finally found one that ticks all the above boxes…. But what about the culture? Now it doesn’t matter how perfect a role …

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Would You Stand Out from the Crowd to Land Your Dream Job?

Think back to the last job you applied for…. Did you just send the generic CV and cover letter combo? Or maybe you’ve filled out countless application forms and waited patiently with the hope to hear back? With a heavily saturated job market full of graduates and job hoppers, all looking to get their foot …

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How To Make This Blue Monday Less Miserable!

The third Monday of every January is said to be the most miserable day of each year. Coined ‘Blue Monday’ the theory is based on a light-hearted formula devised by Dr Cliff Arnall. However, this year’s Blue Monday is said to be the most depressing yet, with fears over Brexit and the upcoming presidency of …

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What Your Interview Body Language Says About You… And How You Can Learn To Fake It ‘till You Make It

Interviews are an intimidating task for anyone no matter what stage of your career. As a graduate it’s so crucial to nail an interview if your CV is lacking experience. How many times have you sat waiting for an interview hunched over, checking your mobile phone and doubting if you’re even the right candidate for …

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Excuse me, Sorry – Is this Job Taken?

If there’s one thing that is quintessentially British (as well as the word quintessential) it’s that many of us are too modest for our own good. People respond to compliments with a negative and we often apologise endlessly when it’s completely unnecessary. It’s something that the famous twitter account Very British Problems has captured really …

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Job Interviews: What Candidates can Learn from Guy Goma’s Case of Mistaken Indentity

So its been 10 years since Guy Goma became an internet hero after finding himself offering on-the-spot expertise to the BBC by mistake. But this epically awkward moment has got me thinking, what are some of the best tips for thinking on your feet during an interview? It’s safe to say, even after a decade, …

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