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Easy as A-Z: Your guide to top-notch interview preparation

Picture this. You’ve found a role you’re perfect for – your skills match up and your experience is on point – so you put together an application form. In fact, it’s an awesome application form and it scores you an interview. Get in! But then you get a little cocky.…

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How to Secure Your Dream Job: Why Experience Isn’t Everything

You need experience to get a job, but you need a job to get experience. This is the problem that many young or inexperienced job hunters face – particularly graduates, who are expected to have a year or more of industry experience even though they’ve just left campus. If you…

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The most common interview questions (and how to answer them)

When you’re looking for work, there are few things more stressful than preparing for interviews. Particularly when you have your first interview all lined up, it can be very difficult to know what we be expected of you. That said however, you can cut down on the amount of stress…

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How to nail the phone interview

If job interviews are challenging, phone interviews are often doubly so. Many people find it especially hard to make a good first impression to someone they can’t see and it’s often hard to know what will be expected ahead of time. Fortunately, telephone interviews don’t need to be all that…

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