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Interview coming up?

I got this in from one of my clients but as it’s a common scenario I thought I would share my response with everyone. Hi Martin, Interview No 10 coming up and still no job. If you are getting interviews the old fashioned way by applying to job ads then you can...

Murray at Wimbledon

My nerves are shot watching Murray playing lubjicic. I realised something that job seekers and tennis players have in common. When the pressure is on and you’re missing shots, the grass area on other side of the net gets smaller and smaller. At times the...

Ageism and your career

When people as young as 35 are losing out on jobs because of their age, then you know something is wrong. In our society we are expected to work longer and longer and yet we are seeing ageism everywhere we turn. I am pulling together something to help the battle...

Tell me about yourself interview

Another bear pit of an interview is often referred to as the “tell me about yourself interview”. This is difficult in the same way that the weaknesses interview is difficult. Most of us struggle to talk about ourselves. It makes us uncomfortable. And for...

Weakness Interview

On a par with the “tell me about yourself interview”, another form of interview that scares the life out of people is sometimes referred to as the “weakness interview”. This is where the interviewer will ask you “what do you see as you...

Top Interview Questions

You are probably looking for a website that provides you with a list of the top interview questions so that you can do a little cramming and scoot through your interview. If so, I have to warn you are going about this the wrong way. It is good that you are preparing...