June 4, 2024
What your body language says about you at interview

What your body language says about you in job interviews

Pictures speak louder than words…………………This is particularly true in an interview situation where body language plays a significant factor in determining whether an employer sees you as a trustworthy, confident, capable individual who has a future with their company.  Interestingly, research has shown that words by themselves account for only 7% of the impact of your message, a hefty 38% of the message is transmitted by tone of voice and the remaining 55% is communicated by body language.
February 26, 2024
how to succeed at second interviews

Second Interviews

In our previous article we discussed the main reasons why people fail to secure a job offer and suggested focusing on three main areas to heighten chances of success.In this article we will concentrate on guiding you through the second interview process.   As with the first interview, preparation is the key to success.  There are some subtle differences, however, between the first and second interview and it is worth highlighting these to help you in your preparation.
February 20, 2024
what does a good linkedin profile look like

What does a good Linkedin Profile look like?

In his book “Empowering Yourself”, Harvey Coleman puts career success under the microscope to get a better understanding of where you should spend your energy to get maximum return. It turns out that being great at your job isn’t enough – in fact it accounts for only 10 % of career success. It’s just the entry point. Your image, exposure and how people perceive you accounts for the remaining 90 %. In a nutshell, to be successful, people need to know who you are, what you do and why it matters.Linkedin is a great vehicle for boosting your exposure. It allows you showcase your expertise and lets people know what value you can bring to a company and how you can contribute to its success.Here’s 10 tips you should consider when crafting your online profile.
January 23, 2024
Questions and Answers for Graduate Interviews

Graduate Interviews – Questions & Answers

Recently graduated? Looking to get your first step on the career ladder? As there is always high interest in the best companies, graduates need to sharpen up their interview skills to give themselves the best possible chance of beating off the competition and securing a job offer.
January 23, 2024
Tips to Succeed at a Group Interview

How to succeed in a group interview – 5 tips

Group interviews are a popular way for employers to assess a large number of applicants in a cost effective and timely manner.  They’re often used so to determine qualities such as communication/ influencing / leadership skills and are a good way to test how well job applicants will behave in a stressful environment.