Preparation, Passion and Posture

Regardless of your interview experience, sitting in the hot seat can be a nerve-wracking time. Worrying that you’ll make a good personal impression as well as efficiently citing your professional ability is enough to make anyone shake. Preparation Using time wisely in the lead up to your interview is critical. This is your time, use Continue reading..

Five pieces of career advice you should probably ignore

During your job search, you will have been given tons of career advice, most of which is extremely outdated or inaccurate, and so no help to you whatsoever. Of course your CV can be longer than a page, and although networking is helpful, remember, it’s not the most important part of the process.   1. Continue reading..

How to look the part – first impressions count

Congratulations! You’ve secured a job interview and preparations are under way. It’s very important to take the time to research the company, look in detail at the job overview and plan answers to common interview questions.   However, planning your interview outfit is also something you need to consider, making sure you leave yourself enough Continue reading..

How to make your application stand out from the crowd

Creative Skillset tells you how to first master the basics and then stand out from the crowd. With the Office for National Statistics (ONS) recently announcing that long-term unemployment has hit a 17-year high, and figures revealing that graduates in Europe now expect to submit as many as 60 applications before landing their first job1, perfecting Continue reading..

5 interview questions, and how to answer them (from the people asking)

Interviewing for a new job can be a daunting prospect, especially when you have no idea how to prepare. In search of help, we took ourselves down to the Enternships Career Fair at Campus Party – running all this week at London’s O2 – to seek out some handy hints from industry professionals about impressing Continue reading..

Jobseekers are investing in the interview process more than ever before

Research from shows that the average jobseeker is willing to travel up to 72 miles to attend a job interview. The research also shows that jobseekers are willing to spend more time preparing for interviews than they have in previous years, with 44% of jobseekers spending more than two hours preparing for each interview, Continue reading..

Interview questions

10 questions to dazzle your interviewer with

During an interview, the employer will give you plenty of opportunities to ask questions, so it’s a great idea to prepare some before hand. If and when he/she does ask you if you have any questions and you simply reply with “no” then not only will you come across as uninterested to the interviewer, but Continue reading..


Interview red flags

With the economy in its current state, many people can’t afford to be too picky when it comes to job offers. However, it’s not enough to impress the interviewer, the candidate should be impressed too! There are a few warning signs you should be looking out for when you’re interviewing for a job, and sometimes Continue reading..


Staying calm in the spotlight

Filling in application forms requires a considerable amount of effort but preparing for an interview is yet another challenge, since it places you in the spotlight. It is important to take full advantage of this opportunity and do your best. Of course you will have some nerves but there are some simple things you can Continue reading..