Don’t talk too much in interviews.

I couldn’t tell you the amount of times I’ve interviewed a candidate and they’ve literally talked themselves out of a job. It’s one of the biggest let downs when interviewing. You have a great CV in front of you, the experience is spot on, and then… you can’t get a word in edge-ways. Or worseContinue reading “Don’t talk too much in interviews.”

Should I use a recruiter in my job search?

No, recruiters are all terrible! If the sarcasm wasn’t clear, I’m joking. Being on LinkedIn everyday though, you’d be forgiven if you thought this actually was the case. Pretty much everyday there’s a post about how a recruiter messed around a candidate in some way, shape or form. In this blog I’m going to cutContinue reading “Should I use a recruiter in my job search?”

Should you lie in an interview?

TLDR, No. Interviews are a chance to show why you are the best candidate for the job and you could be forgiven for ‘overselling yourself.’ I mean, you’ve found this amazing company, with a great manager and it’s the role you’ve been looking for. You want to do everything you possibly can to get theContinue reading “Should you lie in an interview?”

What’s your current salary?

This is a question we’ve all been asked at some point – and if you’re just entering the job market, you’ll most certainly be asked during your career. And, quite rightly, we feel a little bit uncomfortable about it. In fact, some countries have outlawed anyone asking this question at all! Why are you beingContinue reading “What’s your current salary?”

Take, don’t just give in an interview.

Too many times I’ve been an interviewer and the candidate has sat there and answered every question I’ve asked them… and they’ve not asked a single question back. Candidates; please remember, although you’re the one being interviewed make sure you do some interviewing yourself. What does this mean? The person sitting in front of youContinue reading “Take, don’t just give in an interview.”

Should I mention my side-hustle in an interview?

With the rise of the Gary Vee’s, Ali Abdaal’s and all the YouTube entrepreneurs in the last 20 years; now more than ever, people are looking to establish those prized “multiple income streams.” And fair play to you. The conundrum facing a lot of people is whether they should mention it in an in interviewContinue reading “Should I mention my side-hustle in an interview?”