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Interview Tips

If you have ever wondered what questions to ask in an interview then here you will find advice on what to say, how to dress and even more useful advice. Interview TipsRead about interview tips and to move forward in your career development plan.

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17
Dec

Tips for a successful job interview

So you’ve secured a job aligning with your professional and personal skills, but you’re not sure how to actively prepare? We’ve collated effective tips to display further confidence and aiding in a successful job interview. How to prepare for a job interview First impressions count As the old saying goes, first impressions always count. An...
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17
Dec

Five things that are just as important to consider as salary when moving job

Annabel Jones, HR Director at ADP UK It’s easy to think that a new role and salary bump is automatically a good thing, and most of the time this is probably true. However it’s also important to consider other aspects of your job and career when thinking about your next role. Will you have the...
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13
Dec

How to prepare yourself for interviews in finance

The thought of leaving university and entering the workforce can be nerve-wracking. But don’t panic, it’s just the next step. You’ve scored your first job interview in the financial sector, but now what? How can you best prepare yourself for the interview and potentially land that first job? The second part of this series shares...
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12
Dec

How to be bold in a job interview

If you’re reading this, you’re already successful. From a pool of hundreds, potentially thousands of applicants, your CV and cover letter have been selected for the job you wanted. The company want to progress your application and an interview is arranged. Naturally, you’re feeling a little bit nervous – but that’s to be expected. This...
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12
Dec

Tips on banned interview phrases

When you’re searching for a job, landing an interview feels like a huge success. However, for some of the positions the interview is only one step in a long hiring process and dozens of people may be interviewed. Therefore, leaving a great impression is key! Don’t take yourself out of the competition by saying one...
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08
Oct

How to succeed at interviews

While being invited to interview is a mini victory in and of itself, cometh the hour, it can be a nerve-wracking experience. In a recent blog post I discussed what to expect when interviewing for the technology team here at FutureLearn. We recognise that interviews  aren’t easy and so have endeavoured to make our own...
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04
Oct

Diversity issues: Making sure your recruitment process is female friendly

By Zandra Moore, CEO of Panintelligence There’s a huge amount of female talent out there and if a business isn’t taking steps to address diversity issues in the workplace, including making its recruitment process more female friendly, then of course that business will be missing different perspectives and the potential that gender diversity unlocks. Businesses...
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14
Sep

Dress for success – forget the catwalk when choosing your interview wardrobe

  Amanda Augustine, Career Advice Expert, TopCV The streets of London will soon be flooded with models, designers and fashionistas dressed to impress and photographers ready to snap their every move for the official start of the 35th annual London Fashion Week. Most of us don’t garner anywhere near this much attention on our way into the...
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