Nov
27
Many deadlines have now passed for graduate job applications to the major institutions and now is the time to focus on the interview stage. Graduate interviews usually take the form of Assessment Centres due to the large number of applications and numeric requirements. (more…)
Apr
27

Winning a job in Investment Banking is extremely difficult and only the very best prepared candidates have any real chance of success.

It is highly competitive with thousands of Graduates competing for very few placements in roles such as analyst or associate. Having said that, if your application has been accepted and you are called to an interview, you are well on your way to an exciting, lucrative and rewarding career. (more…)

Mar
2
I have recruited for many nursing and healthcare positions in the UK and have created interviews for jobs ranging from healthcare and nursing assistants, staff nurses at all grades, practice, district and registered nurses and nurse team leaders. (more…)
Jan
9
Annette Lewis | Job Interview Advice
Considering the positive impact a new job can have on the life of a successful job seeker in terms of increased salary, satisfaction and status, I am constantly surprised by the volume of candidates who arrive at an interview insufficiently prepared. (more…)
Apr
6
If you’re entering the job market for the first time, perhaps as a school leaver or graduate, you may well be facing your first job interview with some misgivings. You can get over those fears with good preparation and in this article I will share some of my tops interview tips for graduates and school leavers. (more…)
Jul
12
This article contains a sample of the types of interview questions you will encounter in the Legal Sector and for positions such as: Legal Secretary, Legal Executive, Legal Assistant, Paralegal, Solicitor and Lawyers in both a corporate and a private practice environment. (more…)
Mar
13
Annette Lewis | Job Interview Advice

How to Excel in GPST Stage 3 Selection Centres; Simulation Exercises (Role Plays) and Written Exercises

Recruitment into GP Specialty Training has traditionally been highly competitive and this year is no exception. Candidates must pass through a tough 3 stage assessment process and while most can get through the Stage 2 – MMT relatively easy it is always the Stage 3 assessment that is most difficult. (more…)

Nov
21
Competency Based Interviewing is an increasing popular tool used in large organisations such as Banks and Government departments with interviewers now being trained to analyse competency answers as standard.This format is used in an effort to make the interview process as fair as possible. It is being adopted increasingly where many managers are interviewing for the same type of position at the same time. (more…)
Jun
12

This article contains a sample of the types of questions you will encounter in Engineering jobs and for positions such as Civil, Structural, Buildings, Electrical, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineers of all levels, up to Engineering Manager, Projects Manager and Head of Engineering. (more…)

Apr
4
Annette Lewis | Job Interview Advice
For many reasons you may have applied for a job for which you are overqualified.It may be that you are looking for a change in career into a slower paced environment and a less stressful role. You may have moved home and are looking to downsize your work. (more…)