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Competency Questions Advice

Competency-based questions are a really popular type of question used by employers during both applications and interviews. These are questions which ask candidates to describe when and how they have demonstrated a particular skill or attribute. You might be in a position where you’re reading the person specification for a vacancy you’re interested in applying…

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Storytelling Techniques Can Improve Your Applications

“Once upon a time there was a dear little girl…” Do you remember the story of Little Red Riding Hood, even though it might be a very long time you have last heard it? This is because the story creates images in your head which stay with you and is structured in a way that…

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A Nurse’s Guide to Giving a Great Interview – guest blog from CRG

Back again with another guest post. This time out, healthcare recruitment agency CRG have a host of tips for Nursing hopefuls on prepping for interview and making the best possible impression on the day. Read on… A job interview can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if you are a nurse, because your line of work…

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How to get a job in Marketing – according to two graduates who nailed the dreaded assessment centre. Guest post from Chris Taylor, twentysix

Our latest guest blog post comes from Chris Taylor at digital marketing agency, twentysix. In it we get the step-by-step lowdown on the interview and assessment centre process (which saw two UoB graduates get snapped up by retailer Victoria Plumb) from the successful applicants themselves. Over to Chris, Joe and Josh… How to get a…

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