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‘Why should I hire you?’ How to give the perfect answer!

Possibly the most common interview question, and arguably the most important, it will serve you well as a candidate to go in to an interview well-prepared for this question. The aim of this question is to highlight your strengths and demonstrate why you’re the perfect hire. However, to ensure your potential employer really knows what […]

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Candidate Crib Sheet: 7 essential questions YOU should be asking in an interview

The closing questions you ask at an interview are only part of the process you can control – so it’s essential you make the most of it! Through your questions, you’ll be able to signal your level of knowledge of the role, the amount of time you prepared for the interview (researching the company, duties

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Candidate Crib Sheet: How to introduce yourself properly at an interview!

They say first impressions last forever, so ensure yours is the RIGHT one and you could be closer to landing your dream job! Business analyst and recruitment specialist Sheetal Rai from Worknrby.com gives you some essential advice for making that first meeting count… When the interviewer asks you, ‘Tell me about yourself’, what is he /

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Candidate Crib Sheet: ‘Why do you want to work for us?’ Understanding company culture

Before an interview it’s a given that you will try and garner as much information about your prospective new employer as possible. With this in mind, here’s some key questions to get you started… What does the company do? How big is the team you’re looking to join? How important is the team’s function in

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10 stress interview questions to really test your candidate

Some professions deal with stressful situations more frequently than others. Depending on the role, you may consider asking stress interview questions to find out how your candidate performs under pressure. However, you shouldn’t conduct a stress interview for every type of position; stress interviews can put candidates on edge and leave a bad impression of

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How to answer the question: ‘where do you see yourself in five years?’

Most interviewer’s won’t expect you to have a specific, step-by-step response for the ‘Where do you see yourself…’ question. Instead, they generally want to know one thing: ‘Does this role fit into your longer-term career goals?’ Of course, if you really do view the role for which you’re interviewing as just a random and unrelated

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Skilling Me Softly: How to make soft skills count in your career

To build a successful career, you need more than just technical expertise and knowledge. As the nature of work evolves, it is important to cultivate attributes and abilities that allow you to collaborate with teams and colleagues – otherwise known as soft skills. Here are 10 essential soft skills that can propel your career forward,

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A step-by-step guide to ‘finding’ your dream job in Tech!

Want to work in the tech space? There are literally thousands of companies with thousands of open roles out there – how do you locate the one that fits your description of ‘perfect?’ Founder of Cultivated Culture Austin Belcak has you covered! Step 1 – The 30,000 foot view The first step towards locating your dream

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