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Be ready for the unexpected at interview

Posted in: Corporate Communications, Interviews, Jobseeker Advice, PR and Communications

19 Oct 2016 Comments

In the fast-paced and competitive world of PR and corporate communications, particularly in London, taking part in a successful job search can be a real challenge, and getting to interview stage is quite often a small victory. Of course if you have got your preparation down to a fine art, the last thing you want is something unexpected cropping up at interview to throw you off your game. So are you ready for the unexpected? Here’s a few things to watch out for.

Don’t let rejection ruin your job search

Posted in: Corporate Communications, Inspiration, Interviews, Jobseeker Advice, PR and Communications

15 Sep 2016 Comments

Is your job search not going the way that you want it to? Have you been to interview after interview but you’re just not getting the offers? Looking for a new job can be an extremely tiring, stressful and time-consuming process, and if you’re not getting the job offers you want it may seem as if you are doing it for no reward, and it may also be impacting your confidence in your skills and experience. It’s important that you’re not letting rejection ruin your job search – and here’s how.

The surprising truth about when to prepare for an interview

Posted in: Career Advice, Inspiration, Interviews, Jobseeker Advice, PR and Communications

16 Aug 2016 Comments

Are you guilty of preparing for your interviews the night before? As an incredibly busy and fast-paced industry, PR and communications professionals are up against deadlines, long hours and work-life balance demands. So just when is the best time for you to be preparing for your interview? Career coach and hypnotherapist Lynne Wilkins is our guest blogger this week and shares her secrets to successful interview preparation.

Our 5 secrets to securing a second interview – every time

Posted in: Interviews, PR and Communications

26 Apr 2016 Comments

Are you falling at first stage interview and don’t seem to be getting it quite right when it comes to telling your story? As search specialists in the PR and communications sector, we know a thing or two about the art of interviewing which can help you secure the PR and communications role of your dreams. Read on to find out our secret sauce for interview success!

What’s the biggest interview killer for PR pros?

Posted in: Inspiration, Interviews, PR and Communications

04 Nov 2015 Comments

In this incredibly competitive job market, securing an interview is a big achievement, which means that the pressure is really on. You understand the need to do all you can in terms of practical preparation – buy a new suit, research the company and prepare your questions – yet you can’t seem to shake off the feeling that it’s all going to go pear-shaped. You start to fret that the other applicants are going to be more impressive and better qualified than you. In short, your mind becomes so occupied with doubts and negative thoughts that you end up anticipating failure.

5 Favourite Interview Questions - Watch our video

Posted in: Corporate Communications, Interviews, PR and Communications

28 Jul 2015 Comments

The questions that you ask during an interview should quickly ascertain if you have a mediocre or high performer sitting in front of you, what motivates them in their career and if the role you're offering is right for them. Naturally, you are looking at a good fit with the team too, but in essence you want to know, ‘Do they have the skill and the will?’ Watch the video for the five interview questions that are going to help you select the right – and best – people.

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