Interview advice

  • When being interviewed, don’t ignore the warning signs that tell you to think twice before accepting a job offer
  • How do you strike that delicate balance between self-belief and over-confidence at a job interview?
  • We take a look at the importance of sending emails after a job interview – and what to say
  • Are you looking to further develop your skill set by applying for a new role? In the first of a series of videos, our recruiters provide advice on what you can do to stand out from the crowd and the steps you should take to ensure you perform to the best of your ability at the interview
  • Talented candidates may lose out if they cannot communicate their skills and successes, says Dr Rob Yeung.
  • Social and business networks are part of everyday life now and is used by employers and recruitment consultants to screen candidates. So how do you strike the right balance between presenting a professional front and posting pictures of your Saturday night on Facebook?
  • How and when to best explain any employment gaps on your CV
  • From corporate returnships to supported hire programmes, there’s an increasing drive to help people come back to work after a break. And with the government having pledged to invest £5million into returner programmes in the 2017 budget, it’s a trend that is set to continue. So what do these progr...
  • Many employers use psychometric tests to find the best candidates. So what should you expect?
  • It always helps to make yourself as attractive as possible to potential employers, such as through a sparkling CV, composing a compelling covering letter and knowing how to conduct yourself in interviews
  • When preparing for a job interview, most trainees won’t be considering how they should sit in an interview. But far from being silly, your body language will be analysed in an interview and is well worth considering
  • Strengths-based questions are getting more common at interviews. Find out what to expect and how to prepare.
  • You can increase your employability by showing off your people skills. Here we outline the most important aspects of this much sought after quality.
  • When you have little or no work experience, good communication skills learnt in the classroom can really help you land your first job.
  • There are plenty of traps candidates can fall into during a job interview. We outline some of the pitfalls and how to avoid them.
  • With many thousands of students pursuing financial sector opportunities, employers have their pick of the best candidates. Learn how to increase your chances.
  • With many thousands of students pursuing financial sector opportunities, employers have their pick of the best candidates. Learn how to increase your chances.
  • We look at some of the most impressive questions to ask the interviewer the next time you go for a job interview
  • Even during skills shortages, there’s no excuse for not doing your homework before an interview. For trainees in particular, competition is intense
  • Strengths-based questions are getting more common at interviews. Find out what to expect and how to prepare