In thirteen years of recruiting university students, I have experienced some ‘gems’ over the years, and I’m not talking about the awesome grads I’ve met and hired, but the scratch your head ‘I can’t believe they just did that’ kind of gems.
Managing your studies and maintaining a job (which many uni students do) is a job in itself, let alone trying to find an internship in your field of choice.
There’s a few ways to manage the pressure and anxiety that often comes post-interview. The reality is that how you choose to follow-up an interview could be your one last chance to make a great impression! So how do you make sure it’s the best one? Key things to remember: You want to be front […]
Ahhh it’s interview day. YOUR day. Your time to shine. Two things you have to watch out for are a) Don’t get caught out by a tricky little interview answer that you forgot to plan for and b) Don’t forget to jot down 3 – 4 tailored questions that will help make your final decisions, […]
Anyone who knows me knows I'm a big fan of seizing opportunities. It pains me to watch young people (actually all people) sit back and wait for the opportunities to come to them.
When you are being assessed for a job or putting yourself out there, your entire persona becomes watched. Hiring managers are not just interested in hearing you tell them how much you love their organisation ... they will look for cues to see that it is genuine.
If you are one of 100 or even 1000 applications for a single role, getting noticed, having a memorable application or leaving a good and lasting impression is pretty key to nabbing that dream role.