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Interview Skills

Two Equally-Qualified Job Candidates? How Do I Choose?

VUCA MTDYou’ve decided that two candidates for an important role in the department should be invited back for a further interview. Both have similar experience and backgrounds…both would fit in well with your team. Here are some questions that might help you differentiate between them.

You need to convince me you’re the right person for the job. What can you tell me that would make me say ‘yes’?”

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Help! I Made A Bad Recruitment Decision! What Can I Do?

Manager arguing with employeeImagine that the person you interviewed came across very well, their references were great and their CV covered everything you want in a new person for the role.

You offer them the job, they accept and start working with your team.

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3 Ways To Stand Out From The Competition During The Recruitment Process

choose one manAlthough an interview with a potential new employer can be an exciting, yet stressful time for you, it is usually not the same for hiring managers and recruiters.

While you may be waiting for your chance to impress, they likely spend their days interviewing candidate after candidate. Learn More

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Don’t Make The Mistake Of Negotiating JUST Your Salary…

sign a contractIf you are in the negotiation process with a new employer, you need to know all the facts about what you can ask for.

The offered salary is usually negotiable, although not every applicant takes the chance of asking for more. Learn More

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3 Quick Tips On Making The Most Attractive Job Offer

Job applicant having interviewFinding the perfect candidate for an open position in your firm is often like winning the lottery.

The right employee can make all the difference in the productivity and efficiency of your office. Learn More

Nervous interviewee with manager

3 Ways To Eliminate Nerves In An Interview

Nervous interviewee with managerIf you are looking for a new job, the most crucial part of the process you need to prepare for is the interview. Learn More

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10 Weird & Wonderful Things That Have Happened In An Interview

Business man and woman meetingWe had a really interesting discussion during our Advanced Management Skills course the other day. The delegates were a mix of middle and top level managers from a wide range of different companies, but they all had one thing in common – they had all experienced at least one weird situation during an interview which had completely caught them off guard and almost destroyed their whole interview! Learn More


Great Questions To Ask At Interview



Few things can waste more valuable time and resources or cause more morale problems than mismatching the person and the job. As a busy manager, you want to get the most out of your people while protecting your investment in their training. Learn More