Assessment days are a useful way for organisations to narrow their applicants down to find the most suitable candidates. The day will typically consist of assessments by means of interviews, presentations, group exercises, written exams and role plays.
As a recent graduate or an intern, you’re faced with the most important (and exciting!) marketing campaign you’ll ever have – yourself. Catching the eye of potential employers is no easy task, particularly when there are thousands of other graduates showing off their feathers too.
Our co-founder Rui Zamith wrote a few words to the UK employers with regards to hiring interns for their businesses. Things like how to write a good job spec, the importance of training and mentoring, and how to keep an intern busy and motivated are some of the topics discussed on this article. Read the [...]
Why are interviewers interested in asking applicants about their travel experiences and why is it often the centre of interview discussion? It is common for the well-travelled applicant to be questioned about their experiences during an interview, but why are employers so interested in our travels?
The importance of keeping a positive attitude whilst searching for an internship, during the internship and in life beyond it should not be underestimated. How is your attitude?
If you have body art and piercings then no doubt you’ve been told by family members or friends to “cover up” or “tone it down” while you embark on your search for a job. The good news is, as the years move forward so has the attitudes towards tattoos and piercings in the workplace.
You need to be as prepared as you were for the first interview; at this stage you will be asked more open-ended questions, maybe even challenged on your responses. This is to confirm that you know your stuff, and can handle pressure.
Employers are looking for specific qualities that will ensure that they are making a good investment…in you. With hundreds of CV’s piling their desks and dozens of candidates selected for interview, you need to know what they want and show that you can deliver.
With the rapidly growing demand on internship placements in recent years, and the importance of work experience on CVs, internships can offer invaluable nuggets of knowledge to those willing to learn.
You applied for the job of your dreams, and after much nail-biting you’ve finally received a letter inviting you to an interview. The task now is to show the interviewer that you are the perfect candidate for the role.