It doesn’t matter whether you’re a seasoned pro or completely green, there are some interview questions that just invite dread. There’s one that really seems to get pulses racing: “what are your weaknesses?” And I can see why. It seems to undermine your whole interview strategy; why would you give the recruiter reasons to reject … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2012
My B-Hive experience: from creative brief to the NEC
This is a guest post by Kate Watson, who graduated from Warwick this year with a degree in Theatre and Performance Studies. Kate entered the prestigious B-Hive competition and won a top placement with the NEC Group. She recounts her incredible experience here… I’ve always been passionate about theatre and chose my degree based on this, … Continue reading
Are you commercially aware?
Commercial awareness: don’t start your job search without it. Whether your sights are set on the Square Mile or MediaCity, you’ll need a good grasp of commercial awareness to impress potential employers. A recent CBI report (2011) found that employers were dissatisfied with the commercial and business awareness of recent graduates – don’t be one of them! … Continue reading
The power of social media
A guest post from Tripp Martin, Talent Acquisition Manager at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, assessing the growing importance of social media as a job search tool. I have seen a lot of changes – both personally and professionally – in 15 years of working since I graduated from James Madison University in 1997. Back then, the Internet was in its … Continue reading