Since I last wrote about Strengths, (How-to-crack-strengths-based-interviews ) there has been a steady increase in the number of organisations using Strengths-based recruitment in order to determine which candidates will be the best fit. According to the Association of Graduate Recruiters, around 40% of top graduate recruiters are now using a strengths-based approach. It’s therefore important … Continue reading
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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 prepare for an interview
Great news! You’ve scaled the first hurdle in the selection process and been invited to interview. That graduate job suddenly feels just a little bit closer. Allow yourself to entertain the possibility of success, but don’t get too carried away. There’s still some distance between interview and job offer, and this is where the hard … Continue reading
3 skills graduates need to succeed
We all seem to have a pretty good handle on what makes an employable graduate: work experience, a broad skill set, a good degree all brought together in a compelling narrative. It’s certainly a powerful formula, but it’s not the whole story. Continue reading