Smash your phone interview.

Set yourself up right to get past the phone interview.

How do I prepare for a video interview? Pt. 2

Welcome back to part 2 of ‘How do I prepare for a video interview?’ As promised, today I’m going to blast through a bunch of ideas that a lot of people overlook whilst preparing for a video interview. Today you’ll find hints and tips that are so easy to get right. But when you get themContinue reading “How do I prepare for a video interview? Pt. 2”

How do I prepare for a video interview? Pt. 1

Today, we’re talking about video interviews. Someone quite rightly commented on my last article that, right now, it’s all about video interviews. For nearly a year now, we’ve been stuck behind our screens. And, for what looks like the foreseeable future, you’ll have to work out a way to navigate these to get your dreamContinue reading “How do I prepare for a video interview? Pt. 1”

Do this 15 minutes before your interview starts.

In my last article, I mentioned that your interview begins as soon as you walk through the door. So, I’m going to touch on a few things you should be conscious of in the precious minutes leading up to your interview. After conducting countless interviews over the last few years I’ve seen a lot ofContinue reading “Do this 15 minutes before your interview starts.”

Don’t be this person in an interview.

This person was great. They did all of the right things. They turned up on time, they built rapport, their experience was spot on. We left that interview knowing we had found the one. And to add to that, we were in a mad rush to find this person. With projects and deadlines looming, weContinue reading “Don’t be this person in an interview.”

What should you wear to an interview?

Having worked in recruitment for a long time, I guess I take this sort of information for granted. I always wondered why people attended interviews super over-dressed (it’s rarely the other way around). And then I came across this quote. “Obvious to you. Amazing to others.” Derek Sivers, Hell Yeah or No. I guess, youContinue reading “What should you wear to an interview?”

Work on your LinkedIn profile.

I spend a lot of my time on LinkedIn and you can really tell when someone has put a great deal of thought into their profile. The last thing you want to see as a recruiter is a profile that’s been poorly put together or is way out of date. This doesn’t mean you’re aContinue reading “Work on your LinkedIn profile.”