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Best of: Interview advice

Best of: Interview advice

If there’s anything promised in this life, it’s death, taxes, and job interviews.You’ve nailed the cover letter and resume portion of the job-search process, and now’s your chance to show off your true personality, wow your interviewers, and hopefully land a job!But...

8 phone interview tips for career success

8 phone interview tips for career success

Originally published by Career Success Australia The next step after applying for a job is preparing for the initial interview you will have with a recruiter, which is usually conducted over the phone. So, no doubt you’ll be looking for phone interview tips to make...

You can’t ask that! Illegal job interview questions

You can’t ask that! Illegal job interview questions

Interviews can be a tough go at the best of times, but throw in uncomfortable, cringey, or plain illegal questions and you’ll be in for a tumultuous ride.We often think that we have to jump through hoops or go out of our way to prove ourselves in interviews, but you...

7 tips to reduce job interview anxiety

7 tips to reduce job interview anxiety

Are you searching for a job but dealing with interview anxiety? If so, it can pose a real challenge for you to overcome. Meeting individuals who are in a position of authority, talking about yourself, being judged and evaluated based on your demeanour and appearance...

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...

New year. New me. New job?

New year. New me. New job?

I consider myself very fortunate to have had a colourful career, full of ups and downs and lots in between. This year, I have found myself reflecting on 2018 and the pivotal moment I decided to step up and really take ownership of my career. This is how I did it: It’s...

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...