Feb
17

There is no doubt that first impressions count for a lot, and a job interview is no different in this respect. The job market is becoming increasingly competitive, so the process of applying for a job may be more arduous than ever and the interview itself is becoming even more competitive. (more…)

Feb
5
This section is all about Interview Techniques; those key actions, behaviours and attitudes which can make all the difference between a successful job interview and a rejection. (more…)
Dec
3
Joe McDermott | Job Interview Advice
These articles contains top tips to help you arrive at your interview fully prepared and confident of success. These relate to all aspects of the interview process and are designed to help you walk away with the job offer. (more…)
Feb
17
Joe McDermott | Job Interview Advice

Questions at interview can take one of several forms. There may be open questions that really just invite you to talk so that the interviewer can gain an insight into your attitudes, thought processes, and communication skills. Competency and behavioural questions are now becoming the norm however many interviewers still favour the standard and traditional job interview questions such as “Tell me about yourself” and “Why should we hire you?” etc. (more…)

Nov
27
Effective interview skills are essential for graduates and school leavers entering the job market and trying to persuade a prospective employer to offer them that often elusive first job. A common problem and something to avoid is to approach the interview with the attitude that a top end degree is enough to land a job. (more…)
Nov
22
Joe McDermott | Job Interview Advice

Preparing for an interview will undoubtedly help your performance on the day by giving you more confidence, and enabling you to be better able to answer questions competently and accurately, and also to present your capabilities to maximum effect. You will not know of course, the precise questions that will be asked, but you can cover the various areas and topics likely to come up. (more…)

Nov
21
It is very likely that you will be invited to attend an Assessment Center at some stage in your career and during your job search process. It can be quite baffling and indeed a little scary for a first timer and in this article I will give you some top advice and tips as to what Assessment Center Exercises here in the UK are all about what is involved and how to pass. (more…)
Feb
4
Joe McDermott | Job Interview Advice
As interviewers, we pay particular attention to the questions that the candidate asks us during the interview. Our experience shows this can sometimes say more about their interests and intentions than the answers they have given to our questions.  (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…)
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…)