Candidate Advice

July 2, 2018|Candidate Advice

The Secret to Interview Success

Assuming you’re qualified for the job, the outcome of your employment interview will be dependent on your ability to discover needs and empathise with the interviewer. You can do this by asking questions that verify your understanding of what the interviewer has just said, without editorialising or expressing an opinion. By establishing empathy in this […]

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March 20, 2018|Candidate Advice

How to prepare for a job interview

Great news, the firm you recently applied for has invited you to interview. The firm obviously recognises you have the right experience for the role, but how many other candidates are they also interviewing with similar experience? The interview is your chance to stand out from the competition – so make it count! Your CV […]

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March 19, 2018|Candidate Advice

How much is really enough?

When considering a job offer, annual remuneration plays a key factor in the decision. Whilst this may seem obvious, it’s surprising how so many people get quickly wrapped up in this exact figure that they forget to take the time to understand their economic choices. When you start to break down a job offer in […]

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February 8, 2018|Candidate Advice

Your Resignation: Beware the retaliatory strike

If your intention to make a job change is sincere, and nothing will change your decision to leave, you still need to keep up your guard. Why? Because unless you know how to diffuse your current employer’s retaliation, you may end up psychologically wounded, or right back at the job you wanted to leave. Employers […]

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February 6, 2018|Candidate Advice

How to Discuss the Subject of Money

During the employment interview, there’s a good chance you’ll be asked about your current and expected level of compensation. Here’s the way to handle the following questions: Question: What are you currently earning? Answer: ‘My compensation, including bonus, is in the high-forties. I’m expecting my annual review next month, and that should put me in the low-fifties.’ […]

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January 4, 2018|Candidate Advice

Making the most of your CV

There’s no ‘one best way’ to write your CV, but with our expertise and experience we’ve found that to get the most mileage out of your CV, you’ll want to emphasise certain aspects of your background. It should be an indicator of your best achievements whilst remaining short and to the point; leaving something to […]

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