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27th, January 2017

Power Words to Get you the Job!

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It’s difficult to remember sometimes, with the many hours of preparation and stress prior to your interview, that your interviewers are human too. And no matter how professional they are, after meeting with hundreds of ‘perfectionists’ and ‘team players’, the clichés can become white noise to them. When talking about yourself, make your interviewer sit […]

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25th, November 2016

The Ultimate Guide to Interview Preparation

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You have secured an interview, but now you are unsure how to prepare to optimise your chances of being successful and receiving an offer of employment. I advise candidates to approach each interview methodically, giving themselves ample time to undertake the required research and therefore feel more confident and relaxed. If you feel rushed and […]

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25th, November 2016

Top Interview Questions

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Top Interview Questions Most interviews are a professional two way exchange led by the interviewer. There is usually an expectation by the person running the interview that the candidate will want to ask questions either throughout the meeting, or perhaps at the end.   In fact, it is usual practice for this to be explained in the […]

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14th, November 2016
What is a Facilities Manager

How to Manage a Tough Interviewer

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I am sure most of us have been there, you are anxiously waiting for your name to be called for interview. You get into the windowless room, hoping that all of fears will be allayed and the interviewer will make things comfortable and be willing us to answer well. However this particular interviewer is playing […]

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17th, September 2016

How to Tackle Competency Based Questions

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Most interviews have at least one competency based question. They seem to fill even the most confident candidates with dread. This need not be the case and I can tell you that the way to increase your confidence levels is to prepare, prepare, prepare. What is a competency based question? A competency based question asks […]

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10th, September 2016

8 Tips to Impress in an Interview

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Have you ever interviewed somebody yourself and wondered how they could be in person the opposite of what you expected from reading their CV? What was it they did that disappointed you? Think about this, because by analysing the actions of others in interviews that turned you off, it can help you to not imitate […]

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