Interviews

Interviews: How to answer (and ask) the BIG questions

Interviews: How to answer (and ask) the BIG questions

I’m pretty sure no one really like interviews all that much, but if you’ve done your research and prepared a few answers to the more difficult questions it’s a lot easier to head into an interview feeling confident and ready to succeed. To help you on this...

The 5 Stages of Graduate Recruitment

The 5 Stages of Graduate Recruitment

If you're in your penultimate or final year of study, you might have started thinking about what comes next. For many industries, graduate programs are standard for students to transition into after university. Some organisations recruit students as early as January...

SHL Tests: 6 smart tips to pass every time

SHL Tests: 6 smart tips to pass every time

Originally published by WikiJob Looking for a new job? You might have to take an SHL test. Saville and Holdsworth Limited (SHL) is one of the most popular providers of psychometric tests, used by thousands of organizations worldwide. While these tests can be daunting,...

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...

Improving your career one TikTok at a time

Improving your career one TikTok at a time

Since March we’ve all spent a lot more time at home, leading to lots of baking misadventures, skyrocketing screen time, and hours of online shopping. Since then, TikTok — one of the new kids on the block — captured our attention with its addictive dance, lipsync, and...