Coaching for Interview / CV Preparation

Do you have questions around the job market and seeking employment opportunities? Perhaps you are uncertain about your CV format or maybe you seek assistance in preparing for an interview? With over 12 years industry experience, the Managing Member of Evolution Recruitment is offering online coaching sessions of 30 min to assist and support jobContinue reading “Coaching for Interview / CV Preparation”

Top Tips to Follow when Dealing with Recruitment Consultants

In most cases candidates are ignorant as to what a recruiter’s job entails and how the recruitment industry works.  So often their communication to recruitment consultants comes across as irritating or sometimes just plain rude. One consultant stated the following on LinkedIn – and these sentiments are felt by the majority of recruiters: “I’m gettingContinue reading “Top Tips to Follow when Dealing with Recruitment Consultants”

The Top 5 Things Every Recruiter Expects from Every Candidate

Posted by Mark Babbitt What we don’t talk about enough are the basics every recruiter look for in every candidate, regardless of the job, level of experience or even the industry. So – keeping in mind that from the research they’ve done so far, the recruiter knows you can do the actual job (or youContinue reading “The Top 5 Things Every Recruiter Expects from Every Candidate”

The secret to answering: “Why did you leave your last job?”

The Secret to answering:  “Why did you leave your last job?” “Why did you leave your last job?” The question can strike fear in even the most confident candidate. Whether your answer is simple or complex, being asked to talk about it puts you on the spot, and it can be tricky to balance theContinue reading “The secret to answering: “Why did you leave your last job?””

How to Answer – Do you have any Questions?

The end of the interview has arrived and here comes the closing “Do you have any questions?” line. Many candidates are unprepared for this part of the interview. It’s a common question and one that you should consider as part of your interview preparation. Have a list of at least 6 questions which you’ve preparedContinue reading “How to Answer – Do you have any Questions?”

How to answer – “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?”

Amy Gallo, Harvard Business Review Of course it is asked most often in a job interview, but it may also come up in a conversation at a networking event or a cocktail party. Knowing and communicating your career goals is challenging for even the most ambitious and focused person. Can you really know what jobContinue reading “How to answer – “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?””

How to answer the question: “Tell me about yourself”

Another question that is almost always asked in an interview is the open-ended: “Tell me about yourself.” One must understand that employers are trying to gauge many things from the answer they get from you: Do you communicate well (confident? well spoken? eye contact?) Past work experience, reasons for leaving, future plans Personality!!! (are youContinue reading “How to answer the question: “Tell me about yourself””

Crush Your Job Interview: 50 Brilliant Questions to Ask

by David Shindler I once turned a job down after getting a response to a question I asked at the end of an interview. My question was “what’s the worst thing about working here?” The interviewer was a little too honest and replied: “I didn’t get to see my kids growing up”. A very revealingContinue reading “Crush Your Job Interview: 50 Brilliant Questions to Ask”

6 Interview Types to know as a Candidate

1. Traditional one on one job interview The traditional one on one interview is where you are interviewed by one representative of the company, most likely the manager of the position you are applying for. Because you will be working with this person directly if you get the job, he/she will want to get aContinue reading “6 Interview Types to know as a Candidate”

It’s not about you! (An honest perspective)

This article is written by Harry Urschel. Many job seekers pursue opportunities with a focus on finding a company that will… “appreciate me for who I am” “help me develop to my maximum potential” “help me explore different functions to find where I’m most fulfilled” “give me opportunities for growth when I feel I’m ready”Continue reading “It’s not about you! (An honest perspective)”