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.
June 4, 2024
10 reasons to use an interview coach

10 Reasons to Use an Interview Coach

Using the services of an interview coach has become very popular. Employers have become increasingly specific in their requirements and the most attractive companies have rigorous recruitment and selection processes creating a very competitive environment. It’s a very personal service which directly addresses why your interviews are not being turned into job offers and works with you to overcome these obstacles.
May 8, 2024
Tips for Introverts at Interview

Job Interview Tips for Introverts

In a world where extrovert qualities are extolled, and society rewards those who are gregarious, dominant and comfortable in the spotlight; how can those of a quieter, more reflective disposition make an impact in interview and secure their career advancement.
May 8, 2024
How to inject passion into your job interview.

How to inject passion into your job interview

“One person with passion is better than forty people merely interested.” E M Forster, novelist.Passion is a powerful force which allows us to perform at our best and achieve what we never thought was possible. It’s no wonder employers look for it in interviews.In my career as an executive coach, I’ve found that many of my clients struggle to show this side of their personality. Yet tapping into your energy flow is really important, as it builds a strong rapport with the hiring manager and influences key decisions in your favour.
April 18, 2024
Interview Tips for Mums returning to work

Top Interview Tips for Mums returning to the Workplace

Increasing numbers of women are now returning to the workforce after taking a career break to rear their families.  Whether it is through financial necessity or simply wanting to challenge themselves and develop new skills, returning to the workforce after an absence can be tricky. So what steps can you take to get back on the career ladder?
April 2, 2024
how to shine at a zoom interview

How to shine in a Zoom Interview

Hiring managers have adapted with speed to the new realities of social distancing and have moved from face to face to online interviews. To excel in virtual interviews, it’s important to realise that they’re a different beast. This new form of interview requires adapting your style in order to make them work effectively for you.Here are 6 tips to help you maximise your presence in virtual interviews and to make that vital connection with the hiring manager.
March 14, 2024
Overcome Ageism in Interview

How can you overcome ageism in interviews?

In our youth obsessed culture, what’s the best way to navigate unconscious bias in interviews? Acknowledging its existence is a good starting point. Many of us have internalised the idea that risk, energy and agility are the preserve of the young. Yet when you reflect more deeply, we all know people in their 20s who crave security and routine, preferring Netflix to running marathons. The reality is, there’s as much diversity in the over 40s as there is in the under 40s.
March 4, 2024
tips for dealing with overqualified issue at interview

5 Tips for dealing with the ‘Overqualified’ issue in interviews

In order to get back into the job market after a career break, many people are applying for roles that don’t require their level of experience and qualifications.  In this situation, how do you avoid running the risk of being overlooked in the recruitment process and rejected on the basis of being overqualified?  The following 5 tips should help: