Those of us who were born before human ever landed on the moon remember a world without the internet, and those of us born only just before human landed on the moon can – just about – remember an early childhood without computers at all.
I am running out of words to describe it, this lockdown. Unprecedented. Weird. Dispiriting. Sad. Extraordinary. Bleak. And some other words which I’m not going to write down. So it would be entirely understandable if any student or recent graduate were asking, ‘is there currently any point in engaging with the recruitment process?’ But at …
Is it just me, or does this at first glance seem like an odd question to come up in the interview context? It certainly does come up, and not infrequently. Surely employers are interested in how you are in the workplace, not in what goes on when you are relaxing with people you like?
When students ask Student Careers and Skills about how to answer this question, they are often concerned by it because it is so open-ended. How do you know what to say when there is so much that you could say?