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The best interview tip ever!

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A former work colleague and friend recently gave me the best interview tip ever! It’s simple, easy to remember and it works! It’s called STAR and it will help you to prepare for questions that might come up at interview. It will also help you on the day of the interview itself. It stands for […]

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Competency based interviews

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Up until the last few weeks I had no idea there were different types of job interview. An interview is an interview, right? Wrong! There are all different sorts and recently I experienced the competency based interview. In short, each question is targeted at a specific skill, or competency. Questions are related to behaviour in […]

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Preparing for a job interview

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Preparing for a job interview or interviews? There’s some great stuff on Pinterest which might help you. I found these: Top 10 job interview questions with answers The Top 20 interview questions and How to handle challenging job interview questions Hope these might help you too as I continue writing up several career success stories […]

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Applying for PR and marketing jobs

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Perhaps, like me, your dream job is to use your writing skills and creativity for a living. Being a journalist certainly gave me the chance to do just that – as did working in PR. Blogging is opening up all sorts of opportunities too! Now looking for my next role in the communications industry I […]