Welcome to Episode 21 of my Job Interview Tips Podcast. In this episode, I share 2 techniques you can use to structure your answers in a job interview, especially competency-based answers. Learn how fairy tales can help you to compile fabulous answers!
Welcome to Episode 9 where we will cover how to answer questions about gaps in your employment history. Don’t worry if you have taken time out of your career. Listen and learn how to create great answers to show you are still a valuable candidate.
Welcome to Episode 16 of the Job Interview Tips Podcast. In this episode, you will learn how to answer the job interview question, “What is your strength?” For a detailed document on how to answer the job interview question, “What is your weakness?” Follow this link for your free download.
Welcome to Episode 15 – Questions an Interviewer Should Not Ask. In this episode, you will discover the questions an interviewer is not legally allowed to ask you during a job interview and how to deal with any uncomfortable situations.
Welcome to Episode 14 of Job Interview Tips Podcast. This is the fourth and final part of behavioural questions. In this episode, we will cover questions relating to your motivation, ambition, and success.
Welcome to Episode 12, which is part 2 of Behavioural Questions. In this episode, you will learn how to create answers to questions surrounding your ethics, manners and beliefs. Organisations need to establish that you will be a great cultural fit regardless of how great a candidate you appear to be. By asking questions relating […]
How to Answer Questions About What Your Boss Thinks of YOU Answering job interview questions about what your boss thinks of you can be challenging and often embarrassing. How do you answer job interview questions about what your boss thinks of you while being honest without appearing either cocky or downbeat? During this episode, we […]
How to Answer Questions About Your Former Boss Answering job interview questions about your former boss can be tricky. Whether you loved or hated your boss, during a job interview, you have to tread a fine line between being over complimentary and saying anything derogatory, while being honest. Not easy! During this episode, we will […]
How to Stop Interview Nerves Everyone gets nervous before or during a job interview. If you know someone why says they don’t, I bet they are probably lying, or not particularly bothered about securing the role. It’s perfectly natural to suffer from job interview nerves and if you channel them in the right way […]
Job Interview Question – “What interests you about this job?” In Episode 6, we covered the job interview question “Why do you want to work for us?” The question “What interests you about this job” is a different ball game. Using what you have learned from Episode 4 Research is Vital, and Episode 5, […]
Why Research is Crucial to Job Interview Success I cannot stress how important it is to research the company and job role prior to a job interview. Research is crucial to job interview success in several ways. Research the company Ask any interviewer and most will tell you that an absolute […]
How to Answer the Job Interview Question What is Your Weakness When I am coaching candidates for job interviews, the question “What is your weakness” is the one that sends them into a tizzy. How do you answer the question without exposing something that may affect your chances of securing the job role? What if you […]
Job Interview Question – Why do you want to work for us? In Episode 5, we covered why research is vital to your success in a job interview. This episode takes the concept one step further. I know many employers and recruiters (including myself!) that have ended the job interview when the candidate cannot […]
14 Turn-offs during a job interview Did you know that interviewers don’t always hire the candidate who was the most highly qualified or skillful? I know! Shocker! Your interview performance is crucial but sometimes the little things can drive an interviewer mad and affect their hiring decisions. Here are 14 turn-offs during a job interview. […]
Job Interview Tips – Research is Vital Job Interview Tips to Understand the Research is Vital Gone are the days when you could find out a couple of details about the company for which you are interviewing and that would suffice. More and more interviewers use the question “What […]
6 Things to Take to a Job Interview Great! You’ve secured a job interview. Now is time to get prepared fully. So what do you take with you? Here are 6 things to take to a job interview. Your CV Take at least two copies of your CV and cover letter. Yes, the […]
Job Interview Tips Weekly Podcast I now have a job interview tips weekly podcast. In each episode, I share answers to the most common interview questions, together with the toughest and downright insane. Learn what you need to do to provide succinct, factual and engaging answers to set you apart from competing candidates. There are […]
Job Interview Tips – Questions About Your Dislikes & Contribution Did you know, I have a weekly newsletter? It contains lots of job interview tips, special offers and more. I never, ever share subscriber’s details with anyone and you can unsubscribe at any time. Just use the box on the right-hand side bar […]
Job Interview Questions About Your Current Role In a job interview, you can bet your life you will be asked questions about your current role. In this situation, it is vital that you avoid falling into the trap of rattling off a list of duties and responsibilities. Most candidates do that! The […]
Tell me about yourself – Job interview question The job interview question Tell Me About Yourself is the one I find candidates struggle with the most. We tend to find it difficult during a job interview to talk about ourselves! Why is that? During this episode, I share how you can answer […]
Almost everyone gets nervous prior to a job interview, even the interviewer! Here’s 11 top tips on how you can reduce interview nerves.
When you are presenting a pitch, speech or answering job interview questions that ask for a scenario or examples, it is crucial that you adopt the golden rule of presenting, which is the 20/70/10 technique. Each story you tell or each speech you give should have a beginning, a middle and an end. Obvious eh? […]