Interviews Undergraduate

The Survivor’s Guide to Assessment Centres

If you’ve made it to this stage of the recruitment process, then you’ve written a great resume, completed a lengthy online application and possibly spoken to a real person for a phone interview. The assessment centre is usually the last and most gruelling test to...

4 Common Types of Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

When you’re researching practice questions before an interview, you’ll often come across ‘general’, ‘behavioural ’, ‘motivation’, or ‘accomplishment’ questions. These terms divide common interview questions into distinct categories that, if you know how to use them,...

The 7 Biggest Interview Mistakes You Can Make

Congratulations, you’ve got an interview! Just be sure you don’t make these common interview mistakes. 1. Stressing about things you can’t change You’ve landed the interview and now you’re worried about how you’ll compare to other candidates. What if they’re more...

How To Overcome Your Nerves, And Ace Your Next Interview

Interviews aren’t particularly enjoyable. Usually, the only reason we’re even sitting for one is because we either really, really want the job for its great opportunities and career development potential, or we really, really need the job to pay the rent. Or a...

Interviews: “Take a deep breath and relax”

True story: When I was in my late teens, the local bank advertised a junior entry-level position and it was my parents' belief that if I could secure a job with a bank I would “have a job for life.”   Eager to have their daughter on the road to self-sufficiency, they...

Video Interview Preparation Tips

 Increasingly, more firms are using video interviews to save time and reach a wider pool of candidates. While at first it can seem a little daunting, it actually can have several benefits to the candidates – the most obvious one being that your video interview is kept...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Phone Interviews

If you are offered an informal or formal phone interview, this is your opportunity to show the Recruiter or Hiring Manager that you have what it takes to proceed to the face-to-face interview stage. While most interview anxiety often arises in face-to-face interviews,...

How to Answer 5 Common Interview Questions

Nobody really likes talking about themselves – especially to a stranger. In an interview context, you not only have to talk about yourself but do so in a way that convinces the other person to hire you. Despite being unable to predict what they will ask, there are...

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