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How to succeed at management interview tests »

Whether you’re an experienced manager or applying for your first managerial position, you can expect to face some stringent tests as part of the interview process. More industries are subjecting candidates to psychometric tests, completed online as a pre-assessment before the actual interview.

Career success: it’s all a question of timing »

You might know from experience that you work best in the morning and find it harder to concentrate after lunch, but did you know that there’s an optimum time to do certain tasks depending on your age and chronotype? From analytical work to creative brainstorming, there’s a right and wrong time for everything, even when […]

How to negotiate a higher starting salary »

The job is fantastic and you’re perfect for the role – there’s just one problem. It doesn’t pay enough. The prospect of salary negotiation strikes fear into the hearts of many candidates, but raising the subject of remuneration doesn’t have to be painful. Here’s how to improve your interview negotiation skills and secure a higher […]

7 questions to ask before accepting a job offer »

Congratulations, you’ve got a job offer! The question is, do you actually want to work for the company? During an interview it’s easy to be so focused on selling yourself as a candidate that you forget to assess whether the role is right for you. Before you sign, here are seven questions to ask.

Answering tricky – but common – interview questions »

If you’ve been on a lot of job interviews, you may have noticed certain questions get asked almost every time. Yet even though they’re commonly asked, many jobseekers struggle with finding the right answers.

9 ways to be remembered at interview »

You only have a short amount of time to impress at an interview – so how do you ensure that a hiring manager remembers you? Follow our expert interview tips and make sure your name stands out for all the right reasons.

Top interview tips to land a job in tech »

Whether you’re a seasoned tech professional or a recent graduate, you need to shine at interview if you want to land the top jobs. So what exactly are employers looking for and how can you stand out from the crowd? Read on for advice from the experts…

7 questions to ask during an interview »

If you want to impress at your next interview, think carefully about the questions you will put to them. Asking intelligent questions will set you apart as a candidate, and the interviewer’s answers can help you decide whether or not the job is right for you. Here are seven questions you should consider posing and […]

Advanced interview prep: 5 ways to research a company »

To stand out in a competitive market you need know what’s happening in your industry – and that means doing some detective work. Whether your aim is to identify companies to approach or research an organisation in preparation for an interview, here’s how to find the information you need and get ahead of the game. […]

Five ways you’re sabotaging yourself at interview »

If you rarely get invited back for a second interview, it could be time to take a closer look at your technique. Here are five subtle ways you may be undermining yourself without realising it. Your stories aren’t relevant Most people focus on preparing answers to interview questions but you will have more success if you […]