How to overcome your fear of public speaking: 10 tips on how to deliver a good presentation
Assessment centres / Interviews

How to overcome your fear of public speaking: 10 tips on how to deliver a good presentation

It is a truth universally acknowledged that more people fear public speaking than death. That’s not a helpful fact when you discover you have to give a presentation as part of the graduate recruitment and selection process. However, following a recent 2-day course at RADA on how to improve presentation skills, I have some top … Continue reading

How to crack strengths-based interviews-part 2
Self awareness

How to crack strengths-based interviews-part 2

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

The psychology of job interviews – challenge your negative thinking to build your confidence
Interviews

The psychology of job interviews – challenge your negative thinking to build your confidence

When you receive an interview invite, how quickly does your anticipation and enthusiasm turn into anxiety and negativity? Do you expect to fail before the interview has even taken place? This can ultimately become a self-fulfilling prophecy, expect to fail and this is exactly what happens. How we think and feel about situations can determine … Continue reading