Strengths based interviews – more top tips!
Applications / Interviews

Strengths based interviews – more top tips!

Strengths continue to be a hot topic for our readers (see our other post on strength based interviews) and the number of employers choosing to move away from traditional competency based interview to look instead at Strengths is increasing. Many of you Finalists are now in the midst of  interviews and assessment centres and you don’t want to find that you are suddenly … Continue reading

How to give an effective presentation- 10 top tips
Applications / Interviews

How to give an effective presentation- 10 top tips

The 2014 recruitment round is in full swing and many of you will be celebrating your progression through the various selection phases. Well done! But what if you have to deliver a presentation as part of the assessment centre process? This can be a scary prospect. Here are my top tips for success which should help you keep a cool … Continue reading

What goes into the “additional information” box on an application form
Applications / Job market

What goes into the “additional information” box on an application form

It’s usually pretty clear what information employers want from you on application forms. You know you have to put in your qualifications, demonstrate how you have the required skills and explain why you want the job. That just leaves the box for “additional information”. What’s supposed to go in there? Continue reading