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How Dungeons & Dragons can land you a job

How Dungeons & Dragons can land you a job

You might not believe me when I tell you, but I list Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) on my resume.You may be thinking; wait, what? And I wouldn’t blame you.D&D is a role-playing game where you and your friends tell a story together. You each create a character...

3 ways to nail your next job interview

3 ways to nail your next job interview

Originally published by Vertigo magazine So, you’ve sent out dozens of polished resumes to prospective employers and you finally hear something back. Thrilled at the idea of getting through to the next round of a potential new gig, the reality sinks in. No more hiding...

How Harry Potter could land you your next job

How Harry Potter could land you your next job

Here’s the worst kept secret in careers: pretty much no one likes doing job interviews.And here’s the even worse worst kept secret: no one likes the question “tell me about yourself”.The reason it’s so tricky is because of just how broad this question is; do you talk...

5 ways to prove you’re a great salesperson

5 ways to prove you’re a great salesperson

If you're a salesperson getting ready for an interview, read this first. Use these helpful hints to learn how to PROVE your sales skills during the interview stage. 1. Demonstrate your communication abilitiesThe majority of salespeople will claim to have "exceptional...

How not to interview according to TikTok

How not to interview according to TikTok

Hi, my name's Lily and I'm a TikTok addict.The first step on the path to recovery is admitting you have a problem. I recently lost my phone and my second thought (straight after "whoever finds this phone will see the 12 million photos of my cat on my camera roll") was...

There’s no escaping video interviews now

There’s no escaping video interviews now

Before the global pandemic, video interviews were something you had heard about from a friend, or perhaps done one yourself, but they probably seemed like a foreign concept. What’s the point of doing a video interview when you can just go to their office and meet in...

Acing Your Assessment Centre

Acing Your Assessment Centre

It’s that time of year again when you would normally be anxiously checking your inbox to see if you had progressed to the next round of the recruitment process for that graduate or vacation program you have always dreamed of. You keep hitting refresh until – there it...

The rise of the skill assessment

The rise of the skill assessment

When you apply for a job, there are a number of ways a company will be able to tell if you’re the right fit for the role. One method they employ is what’s called a skills assessment. ‘A skills test is an assessment used to provide an unbiased, validated evaluation of...

How to stand out: interviewing with a law firm

How to stand out: interviewing with a law firm

When going for an interview with a law firm, it’s important to have a clear understanding of what the recruiter is looking for, and the ways in which you can best present what you could bring to the company. Over the next few months we’ll be featuring posts from Sally...

How to ace your next design job interview

How to ace your next design job interview

You’ve got an interview for a design role and need a refresher on how to tackle the design interview process?  How do you approach this design interview differently to your casual hospitality or retail interviews?There are certain qualities and characteristics many...

But What Does the Recruitment Process ACTUALLY Look Like?

But What Does the Recruitment Process ACTUALLY Look Like?

So you’ve applied for a job, and have now been invited to take part in an interview or recruitment process. But with employers using such a wide variety of selection methods, in can be tricky to know what each type entails. To help you out, here’s a quick overview of...

Self-care: Before and After a Job Interview

Self-care: Before and After a Job Interview

Let’s face it: interviews are one of those rare life moments that are equal parts exciting and make-your-palms-sweat levels of nerve racking. If you have just landed yourself an interview and you’re starting to perspire, or you’re currently reflecting on the suspected...

Discussion Topics and Questions to Ask a Mentor

Discussion Topics and Questions to Ask a Mentor

Have you thought about seeking out a mentor? Ever feel like you can’t solve a problem when you’re too close to the source? A mentor is a great third-party resource! Asking family, friends and peers for advice can be helpful, but a mentor is likely to give you an...