Interview technique

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  • How to overcome interview nerves
    How to overcome interview nerves
    Oct 18 2016

    Interviewing is a nerve-wracking business. I've never met anyone who actually likes attending interviews, they're fundamentally a necessary evil on the path to securing your dream job. A bit like exams get you qualified or childbirth results in a baby, the interview is the unpleasant bit you have to go through first… almost like the test to ensure you're up to the challenge (given my choice I would rather attend 100 interviews than go through labour again, but that's a different topic entirely).

  • Why did you leave your last role?
    Why did you leave your last role?
    Oct 18 2016

    This is the inevitable question that you'll get asked in most, if not all, interview scenarios. From a panel's perspective it tells you a lot about a candidates motivation as well as any potential issues you may have with being managed. It can also be useful to determine if someone has no staying power. If a candidate has moved around a lot and cited "lack of progression" for each move, chances are as a panel that you're sitting in front of someone who gets bored easily.