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Dreaded Interview Question No. 3: ‘What weaknesses or flaws do you have?’

This is one interview question which is so universally dreaded that it has become a bit of a cliché. It is very hard to give an honest and sincere answer to this question – and yet interviewers still insist on … Continue reading

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Dreaded Interview Question No.2 – ‘Where do you see yourself in 5 years?’

Most of us don’t have a rigid five year plan. This doesn’t mean that we’re not career driven people, it simply means that we’re willing to explore new career options as and when they present themselves. For this reason, the ‘five … Continue reading

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Dreaded interview question no. 1: Facing a conflict

In the next few instalments of the jobs24 blog we are going to be tackling some of our most dreaded interview questions. We’ve all had one of those moments in an interview where you’re presented with a question which makes … Continue reading

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‘My real passion is badminton’: Should hobbies take up valuable space on your CV?

Everyone knows that the first place an employer will look when given a CV is at previous work experience and qualifications. These should come at the top of the CV and be the main focus of any application. But how … Continue reading

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Snow days are a thing of the past…

Around this time of year the prospect of snow can be both exciting and daunting. Now that the snow days of our school years are long behind us, the prospect of travelling to work in the snow can be unappealing … Continue reading

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Your January Jobs Detox

Lots of people think of January as a particularly gloomy month. Christmas is over, it’s cold outside and the dryathlon is already starting to wear thin. Here at Jobs24, however, we prefer to think of January as an exciting month. … Continue reading

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Social Media Sussed

It is impossible to avoid having an online presence nowadays. Even if you don’t have a Facebook or Twitter account your lack of profile automatically says a lot about your preferences. On the other hand, having a strong, professional online … Continue reading

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Your Interview Look

First impressions are most certainly lasting impressions and, as problematic as it may seem, many employers’ first impressions will be based on the way you look. To give yourself the best possible head start it is important to make sure … Continue reading

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It’s your call: Make a good impression in your telephone interview

Telephone interviews are becoming increasingly common, not only are they a relatively inexpensive method of screening candidates, but they are also a great way for employers to assess whether you are suitable for the next stage of the application process. A … Continue reading

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Top 5 worst fictional bosses of all time

No one gets through their career without encountering a boss who seems to make your working life a bit of an ordeal. But before you start planning your escape route, perhaps you should take a moment to read through our … Continue reading

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