During an interview, you will be asked numerous questions that will test your poise, ability and most of all, your interest in the job. They are asked so the interviewer can make a decision on the following things: Can you do the job; will you complement the team ethos & culture; are you willing to put in the extra effort; are you manageable & is the salary right. Please note that only one is directed at your ability to do the job.
It’s officially Spring! So, if your house is already spruced and shined to within an inch of its life, instead, use the time you’d usually spend dusting the cobwebs away to spring clean your CV and get it in tip-top condition.
For years now we have watched Susanna Reid roll her eyes at Piers Morgan, morning after morning, and we can honestly say that we do not know how she has coped for the past 6 years!
The quality of your research can win or lose you an interview. It can significantly increase your chances because your interviewer will consider your research as a reflection of your enthusiasm, interest & commitment to the role. It shows you are up for the challenge, thorough, genuine & competent & almost all employers like those traits.
Unless you’ve spent the last few weeks huddled in a duvet in complete silence, then by now you will know that Boris has launched us back into another lockdown. Third time around and we’re certainly navigating it a little better than the first, and it seems that employers are too.