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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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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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Candidate Crib Sheet: six of the best Qs to ask your interviewer

It’s always important to ask questions at the end of an interview – but which ones? Here’s a list of questions that’ll ensure you leave a lasting impression and get the job! ‘Is there opportunity for growth at your company?‘ Hiring managers want progression, not regression – so outline some key skills and ask if …

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MG Meets Sheza Marinova, Graphic Designer at TikTok

Step into the vibrant world of design with Sheza, a dynamic multidisciplinary graphic designer, whose illustrious career spans over seven years in London’s creative industry. Today, she stands at the forefront of TikTok’s community team, a talent we had the privilege of recruiting. In this exclusive MG Meets interview, Sheza opens the door to her …

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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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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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Cupid’s Crib Sheet: 5 skills to woo any Hiring Manager

  Further education Candidates looking to expand their knowledge through training or the learning of a new skill set will always be appreciated by recruiters as it shows that you are serious about your career. Teamwork makes the dream work Every industry needs people who understand how to engage with different personalities, ages and types of …

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Candidate Crib Sheet: how to craft the perfect cover letter

Need help crafting the perfect cover letter for your prospective employer? MG have you covered!  The cover letter is your opportunity to demonstrate that you are a well-informed, passionate candidate who has the knowledge and key skills needed to do the job. Firstly, if you want your cover letter to be read, you need to …

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