Category Archives: Interview advice

How to interview like a STAR

We all know that interviewing for a new job can be stressful, so preparing yourself beforehand is essential. However, knowing how and what to prepare can be confusing, so one technique you can use to counteract this is to follow … Continue reading

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Interview quiz:

It’s the New Year and the perfect opportunity to start afresh with a new career, but are you set for the perfect job interview? Do you need to re-evaluate how you conduct yourself? Take our simple quiz below to find … Continue reading

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Body language; how are you coming across?

Interviews are not just about the words you say, you are also being judged on the way you act. So what can you do to improve your manner? Calm your nerves – one of the main problems job seekers face … Continue reading

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Jobs24 ask the recruiter.

Jobs24 interviewed the Group Recruitment Manager of a national publishing company to find out what she looks for when hiring new employees. What would you look for in a good quality CV? It’s less a case of what I am … Continue reading

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Psychometric testing- what you need to know.

Following on from our previous posts; ‘top tips for telephone interviews’ and ‘3 top tips for group interviews’, jobs24 have created a guide on how to complete psychometric tests. There are two main types of psychometric testing: personality tests which assess … Continue reading

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3 top tips for group interviews

1) Use your fellow interviewees. By cross referencing and building on a point another applicant has made you are showing that you’re able to listen, think quickly and work with other team members. However, be careful: don’t speak for the … Continue reading

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Top tips for telephone interviews

Avoid background noise – stay away from crowded or noisy environments when conducting a telephone interview. You may like the idea of nestling up in your favourite coffee house to settle your nerves, but your interviewer won’t appreciate having to … Continue reading

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Top five wardrobe dos and don’ts of job interviews

Planning your interview outfit can be a costly and stressful experience, but you don’t need to break the bank to impress your potential employer. We’ve come up with five essential interview dos and don’ts to help you prepare. 1.  Don’t … Continue reading

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Interviews: Make it easy on yourself

During an interview you will be asked a number of questions. Some of them will be expected and easy to answer. Some will be quite unexpected and relatively difficult to answer, because you may feel unsure about what the interviewer … Continue reading

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