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How to Tackle Those Additional Interview Tasks

A straightforward question and answer interview is becoming a rarity; it’s much more common for interviews to now include extra assessment tasks, such as skills tests, presentations, practice sales pitches…you name it. These tasks aren’t just there to cause you extra work; they can be extremely valuable to hiring companies. They add an extra dimension ...more

9 Things You Need to Do Before Your Next Interview

A job interview is an exciting but nerve-wracking experience that can leave even the most confident of candidates feeling uneasy. When you’re meeting with a potential new employer, it’s completely natural to feel nervous; after all, you want to sell yourself and your skills appropriately. However, the key to success with any interview is being ...more

What the Interviewer is thinking during the Interview

During an interview, it’s important to be on top of the questions asked to give your best answers. However, there will also be those that you won’t hear, which are the thoughts of the interviewer. The hiring manager will look at what you say, how you act, and pick out the words that match what ...more

6 Questions to Ask at the End of an Interview

At the end of an interview, the likelihood is that you will be asked if you have any questions for the interviewers. This is your chance to show that you have not only prepared, but have taken a genuine interest in the company. Asking great questions at the end of an interview can leave a ...more

Interview Technique: One of the most common mistakes made by candidates

By Matt Craven, Director of The CV & Interview Advisors What is one of the most common mistakes made in interviews? Not answering the question, or should I say not taking the time to understand the purpose of the question! So many job seekers treat the interview as a conversation and just because they have talked ...more

8 Things to Remember at Group Interviews

Group interviews are certainly different from those that are held on a one-on-one basis, and can be a bit more nerve-wracking. This type of interview consequently means a different dynamic, and a different set of considerations for the meeting. Webrecruit looks at what you should focus on to stand out in your group interview, and ...more

Competency Based Interview Questions – What They Are and How to Prepare

So you’ve been offered an interview – great, but you’re told it’s a competency based one and you’re unsure what to expect. In this blog, Webrecruit looks at covering what competency based interviews are, and how you can answer these questions effectively. What is a competency based interview? A competency interview, also known as a ...more

Pitching Lessons from the Apprentice – Going Beyond the CV

When it comes to your job seeker application, the CV is just the beginning. If you are meeting with a recruiter or the hiring manager, this is the time you need to prove your value and worth. Webrecruit looks at some of the apprentice candidates, and explores what you need to consider before showing the ...more

6 tips that’ll help land your next developer interview

If you are about to sit a developer interview, chances are you have several things you want to show to the hiring manager. With top tips from our own developer, Webrecruit looks at the essential points of the interview and what you need to consider. Prepare for Questions Prepare, prepare, prepare. Think about the questions ...more

7 Tips for Your Executive Interview

When you are looking at your up-coming executive interview, it is important to be on top of what you need to do. Preparing is a given, so here are some additional tips to ensure you take ownership of your interview and leave a good impression. 1. Say Something Memorable The hiring manager wants to remember ...more

5 Difficult Interview Questions and What they Really Mean

Coming across difficult interview questions can stump you, but taking time to plan on how to answer them will help you endlessly throughout your career. Webrecruit looks at answering five of the most difficult interview questions, and what they really mean. Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time? Interviewers and hiring managers use ...more

Dress to impress for your interview

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many people are digging out their glad rags ready for what will hopefully be a loved up date. What to wear for a Valentine’s date is a very important question, as you obviously want to make a good first impression. But have you ever thought that this is ...more

How to succeed during your sales interview

So you think you’ve got what it takes to work in sales? The art of being a successful sales person can be a challenge and isn’t for the faint hearted, but if you’re driven, enthusiastic and enjoy a challenge, it could be the perfect career for you. It’s also worth remembering that although working in ...more

How to prepare for your fashion retail interview

You’ve made a good impression via your application and now it’s time for the interview, but the question is… are you prepared? Whether your role is that of a part time sales assistant, visual merchandiser or concession manager, there are some key elements to keep in mind when you’re doing your preparation to ensure you ...more

Top Tips for preparing for your Skype Interview

In this month’s CareerCamLive, Aimee Bateman covered the topic of how to prepare for a video interview. This relatively new recruitment process has noticeably grown over the last two years, however, for some job hunters some confusion still remains regarding how best to prepare. Below are the top tips from Aimee’s webinar to help you ...more

How to prepare for your marketing interview

You’ve finally got that interview for your dream marketing job. But how prepared are you? Whether you’re being interviewed for a digital marketing, SEO, account management, PPC, promotions or PR role, there are a few key areas in which you can always prepare for to ensure you deliver an Oscar-winning performance. So without further ado, ...more

How to ace your interview with CareerCamLive (free interactive webinar)

While it’s always our intention to deliver an Oscar-winning performance at an interview, it’s not uncommon for our nerves to get the better of us and to end up feeling flustered and panicked. In fact interviews can be one of the most stressful parts of the job application process. Yet there are certain things that ...more

Preparing for your job interview with CareerCamLive

Do you have a job interview on the horizon? A job interview can be one of the most drawn-out and nerve-wracking encounters you ever have to go through. While it’s always our intention to give a winning performance, it’s easy to find your interview creeping up on you, leaving you flustered, stressed and unable to ...more

What questions should you ask the interviewer? CareerCamLive is back

We had such a great response to last month’s CareerCamLive that this month, I’ve decided to remain on the theme of interviews. In particular, I will be discussing those all important questions you, the interviewee, should be asking the interviewer at the end of your interview. For many, being given the chance to ask the ...more

CareerCamLive: 5 questions to ask the interviewer

If you’re a switched on job seeker, you’ll already know the importance of preparing for an interview. But what do you say when the interviewer gives you the opportunity to ask any questions? For many, this can sometimes be the most stressful part of an interview; how do you know what questions will impress the ...more