Monthly Archives: March 2015

Seven questions you may be asked in a care worker interview

Social care experts share examples of questions they ask candidates, and insights into the best way to answer them with Guardian Careers… Read More  

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How to answer competency-based questions on job application forms

Can you describe a time when you’ve successfully used communication skills? The Star technique can help you answer competency-based questions successfully… Read More

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CV Power Words that will help you get an interview

  Take a look at this eFinancialCareers article giving power words that will invigorate a CV for an investment banking role. The suggestions could be useful for applications for other sectors too! Just think laterally to find suitable words for … Continue reading

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Four covering letter blunders and how to avoid them

Find out about the phrases you should avoid including in your covering letter for an internship, work experience placement or graduate job, and why from TargetJobs… Read More

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The postgraduate guide to studying abroad

If you want to study abroad, where do you start? This guide from TargetPostgrad will help you find your way… Read More

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Biggest body language mistakes during an interview – Employers tell all!

More than half of employers know if a candidate is a good fit within the first five minutes… Read More

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Coping with case studies at assessment centres for graduate jobs

TargetJob tips on how to prepare for the case study exercise will help you show graduate recruiters at your assessment centre how well you could perform in the job.. Read More

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What Employers Want – Recent Research by ‘Give a Grad a Go’

Recent research (2014)  published by ‘Give a Grad a Go’, called ‘SMEs and Graduates: A match made in Recruitment Heaven’  provides an interesting insight into the qualities employers look for in their graduate hires. Some of the key findings include: … Continue reading

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