Top 20 Interview HowlersFunny But So True!

1. Candidate answered their mobile phone and asked the interviewer to leave her own office because it was a “private” conversation. 2. Candidate told the interviewer he wouldn’t be able to stay with the job long because he thought he might get an inheritance if his uncle died – and his uncle “wasn’t looking too good.” 3. Candidate…

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5 Interview Disasters (and how to deal with them)

Sometimes things just go wrong with interviews. You can do all the preparation you like,  make sure you look good, and generally do everything you’re supposed to – then something unforeseen just throws you. Here are five of the trickiest interview situations we’ve heard of, and some survival methods that will help land you that ideal job  1.Transport catastrophe It’s the oldest excuse in…

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What Actually Are Employers Looking For?

What skills do employers want? There has been a lot of research about what employers are looking for in potential employees and typically it results in lists of skills, abilities and work behaviours like this: teamwork; problem solving; communication; time management; IT skills; numeracy; customer awareness. These skills and abilities are ‘generic’, which means they…

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