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Recruitment Blog Category: Interview Best Practice

General Interview Questions

General Interview QuestionsIn the third in our interview questions series we look at general background questions and the question 'why did you apply for this job' More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 19/06/2007

Interview Questions On Your Background

Interview Questions On Your BackgroundIn the forth of our interview series we look at general background questions and the question 'how many other jobs have you applied for' More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 19/06/2007

General Background Interview Questions

General Background Interview QuestionsIn the second in our series of interview questions we look at general background questions and the question 'what made you decide that you wanted to be an ...' More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 19/06/2007

Preparing Yourself For Interview - Interview Questions

Preparing Yourself For Interview - Interview QuestionsIn the first of our series on interview questions we look at general background questions and the question 'tell me about your career to date' More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 19/06/2007

Preparing Yourself For Interview

Preparing Yourself For InterviewGot a big interview for that perfect job? Preparation is vital. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 07/07/2007

Some Questions On Recruitment

Some Questions On RecruitmentI was recently asked to answer some questions for a magazine article and thought I would put them in here as well. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 03/08/2007

Are You An Interviewing STAR?

Are You An Interviewing STAR?Using the STAR approach to inteview questions will make you a Star! More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 13/10/2007

Looking At Interview Questions: Interests And Hobbies

Looking At Interview Questions: Interests And HobbiesThis commentary explores the opporutunities and pitfalls of interview questions that ask you about your interests and hobbies More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 13/10/2007

Using Motivational Questions In Recruitment

Using Motivational Questions In RecruitmentIn this blog we are looking at the question What do you like most about your current job? More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 16/10/2007

Looking At Motivational Questions

Looking At Motivational QuestionsIn the fifth of our series we are looking at the question Why do you want to leave your current job/employer? More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 16/10/2007

Behavioural Interview Questions

Behavioural Interview Questions Behavioural interviewing techniques are increasingly being incorporated (and quite rightly too!) into the interview - sometimes as a dedicated interview but often just in terms of the style and type of questions asked More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 17/10/2007

Interview Best Practice - Dress For Success

Interview Best Practice - Dress For Success'What should I wear?' is a question we often ask ourselves and those around us. ndt it is never more important than at an interview. Not only is it important that we look the part but we also do not want to feel at a disadvantage. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 19/10/2007

Always Be Prepared For A Job Interview

Always Be Prepared For A Job InterviewRecruitment agencies and employers interview many people but dont let this unnerve you. Prepare for the expected and the unexpected when attending an interview and remember at all times be confident. They want YOU for the job vacancy you just have to show them this. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 22/02/2009

Dress Smart For Interview Success

Dress Smart For Interview Success Lets look at the importance of wearing a suit to a job interview. A recruiter or potential employer is more likely to want you to work for them if you look like you want to work for them. First impressions do count. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 23/02/2009

Be Honest In Your Job Search

Be Honest In Your Job SearchHonesty really is the best policy when looking for work. Paint an accurate picture of yourself when putting your resume together for a prospective employer or indeed attending a job interview. A recruiter wants to see the real you and what you have to offer. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 24/02/2009

Ask For Recruitment Feedback As A Job Seeker

Ask For Recruitment Feedback As A Job SeekerWhether you are looking for temporary work or a permanent job, with a recruitment agency or employer seeking feedback will only help you. If you have been successful you will be able to understand why you got the job and if unsuccessful you will be able to take the lessons learned into your next job interview. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 10/03/2009

Be Realistic When Seeking Interview Feedback

Be Realistic When Seeking Interview FeedbackLets look at the need to be realistic as a job seeker when getting feedback and dont expect the world from a recruiter or employer. Take all recruitment advice and recruitment interview feedback in a measured way and you will find work faster. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 11/03/2009

Receiving Recruitment Feedback As A Jobhunter

Receiving Recruitment Feedback As A JobhunterLets look at the need to keep calm when receiving feedback as a job hunter from a recruiter or employer after a job interview. Seeking work can be difficult so when hearing what may have gone wrong try to remain calm and focussed. This will lead to a better recruitment experience. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 12/03/2009

Avoid Defensiveness When Receiving Recruitment Feedback

Avoid Defensiveness When Receiving Recruitment FeedbackLooking for work isnt easy and if you get to the interview stage with a recruitment agency or employer and dont get the job try to avoid being defensive when receiving feedback. Maintaining a positive recruitment relationship underpins future recruitment success. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 13/03/2009

Concentrate On The Positive In Recruitment Feedback

Concentrate On The Positive In Recruitment FeedbackLets look at the importance of really learning from the feedback a recruiter or employer gives you the job hunter after an interview. Whether you will be working for them or not its vital that you concentrate on the positive and embrace the advice. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 16/03/2009

Top Interview Tips

Top Interview TipsInterviews can be, and lets face it usually are nerve wracking, so dont let the fact that the recruiter or employer interviewing you for the job you want has seen other people that day. You want to work for them so be focussed and calm and get that new career. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 30/04/2009

Interview Top Tips

Interview Top TipsRecruiters and employers interview many people and in you they are looking for that individual spark that not only will suit the job but also shows an openness and willingness to learn from past experiences. Theres a great strength in a work candidate who can turn weaknesses into career opportunities. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 01/05/2009

Tips For A Top Interview

Tips For A Top InterviewResearching the organisation you want to work for doesnt have to take long but will go a long way in a job interview. It will also suitably impress an employer or recruiter and help you to get that position of employment. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 05/05/2009

Interview Success

Interview SuccessAs a job candidate you will want to have all the tools at your disposal when entering an interview with an employer, recruiter or job agency. Preparation may sound obvious but is a vital part of getting you the work or career you want. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 06/05/2009

Tip Top Interview Success

Tip Top Interview SuccessYou wouldnt want to blow your chances of securing work and getting that job simply by failing to communicate professionalism to a recruiter or employer by wearing the wrong kinds of clothes. Job applications and the recruitment process can be arduous so do everything you can to succeed. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 07/05/2009

Tips For Successful Interviews

Tips For Successful InterviewsProfessionalism is paramount to getting you that new career and into the new place of work. Recruiters, from either a job agency or a full time employer, will always want to see this in any and every job candidate. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 08/05/2009

Successful Interview Tips

Successful Interview TipsAsking questions of an employer shows that you have really considered the job for which you are applying and a certain level of professionalism too. Recruiters will be attracted to you as a potential employee in part based on the level of interest you yourself show for the position. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 11/05/2009

Great Interview Tips

Great Interview TipsIf you are concerned about your recent job history the best thing to do at an interview is to be up front and honest with the interviewer. What you perceive to be a negative situation may not be received that way by a recruiter or employer. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 12/05/2009

Tips For A Great Interview

Tips For A Great InterviewFinding a job can be hard but will never be honestly aided by painting a false impression of yourself as the perfect job candidate. An employer wants to know the real you so be honest at every step of the recruitment process. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 13/05/2009

Preparing For A Job Interview

Preparing For A Job InterviewPreparing for job interviews is something that you may not think too important, but most of us get to our first interview, the first in years perhaps, and lack of planning becomes fairly obvious. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 02/06/2009

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