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How to be ‘me’ in an interview.

  I recently came across a blog by Jeevan Balani on Glassdoor called ‘How Can I Be Authentic In Interviews?’ After positive feedback from our recent blog ‘How to deal with nerves before interviews,’ this article struck a chord with me. What happens to the confident, experienced candidate that applied for the job when they

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Take these 5 things to every job interview if you want success

How you prepare for an interview is just as important, if not more so, than the interview itself. So do your homework in advance and take these five things to every job interview to help you on the way to success. 1. Positive attitude Your interviewer will want to know that you are not only

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The Top 4 Interview Questions to Avoid

Finding the right person to join your business can be a tricky task. Making it even harder, the interview is an opportunity for not only the business to see if the candidate is the right fit, but the candidate is sussing out if you’re right for them. We often read about quirky office layouts, excellent

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Where Do You See Yourself In 5 Years?

One of the most common interview questions of all time is;  “Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time?” So I thought I’d reflect on this question to see what my job as a recruiter might be like in 5 years’ time and if I will be replaced by a new and shiny robot

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Top 5 Interview Questions

  Our Top 5 Questions To Ask At Your Next Interview At GB Solutions, we understand that interviews are tough. More people are now applying for roles and competition remains high in most sectors. GB Solutions have compiled our top 5 interview questions to bag that dream job. Whilst it is the employers role to determine

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8 Tips for Dealing with Interview Nerves

Sweaty palms, shaking legs, thumping heart? Even the interviewer had to go through an interview to get their job. Job hunting is not easy and can churn a lot of dread and anxiety before, during and after the interview. So how do you cope and get through the interview sweat free?   First things first,

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What are Competency Based Questions in Interviews?

The majority of employers use competency based questions to assess candidates at interview – especially within the Sales and Service Industry. But what are they and what do you need to do to answer them well? Lea our Sales and Service Specialist, gives us an overview…    First of all, let’s cover the basics of

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Interview Questions: “What’s your biggest weakness?”

Got an interview in the pipeline? There’s always one question that’s very likely to crop up – ‘What’s your biggest weakness?’   It can feel like a trick question and you may be tempted to say ‘none’ and then ramble about all your strengths – DON’T. It then becomes evident that your primary weakness is

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What your body language says about you – Interview tips

So you’ve smashed the first 7 seconds of your interview – you’ve dressed the part, greeted your interviewer with a genuine smile whilst looking them in the eye, given a firm handshake and introduced yourself successfully. Now you need to get through the grilling and come out the other side unscathed and with any luck,

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Job interview tips & common interview questions

Are you counting down the days until your next job interview? These job interview tips & common interview questions will help you prepare for your interview! Leaving you relaxed and ready to give a great first impression! Do your research You are certain to be asked specific questions about the company, so make sure you’ve done your

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