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Phone Interview Tips: 10 Key Actions

How to prepare for a phone interview:  1: Use a reliable and stable line, test it with a friend – opt for a landline if the mobile is unstable & double check the contact number. 2: Go Handsfree so that you can take notes - locate a headset or earphones. 3: Find a...

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Applying to the Civil Service

Step by Step Guide To Applying To The Civil Service If you are thinking of applying to work in the Civil Service, here are some key steps which will help to guide you through the process. Step 1. Researching Grade Structures of the Civil Service The Civil Service...

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Civil Service Interview Questions

Success Profiles If you want to work in the Civil Service, it’s important to know that you will be assessed against the Success Profile Framework. This means that Civil Service interviews take a blended approach which will impact on the style of questions you might...

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How to recover from a devastating interview

Clients often come to us feeling really frustrated when they failed an interview and anxious about future interview. Confidence can take a knock when you've previously done well in interviews and have what's often described as a 'car-crash' of an interview. In the...

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How To Ace A Civil Service Interview

Civil Service Interviews You will have spent many hours crafting and agonising over your application to work in the Civil Service, following which a real sense of relief and achievement comes over you on clicking the ‘Submit’ button. You will have prepared your...

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Looking for graduate job opportunities – the Civil Service is worth considering 

Looking for graduate job opportunities – the Civil Service is worth considering 

As graduates finish their final term at University it can be very daunting looking for and applying for job opportunities. As we work closely with clients applying for civil service jobs it is worth looking at the civil service opportunities. There are many different entry paths from the Fast Stream to the Fast Track, together with applying directly for the plethora of roles advertised on the GOV.UK website. Whilst the application process looks complicated once you understand their assessment process it is relatively easy to achieve success and get a job you want.

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Why Should We Hire You?

Why Should We Hire You?

Opening Interview Questions An interview panel will typically open the discussion by wanting to learn more about you, or rather giving you an immediate opportunity to sell yourself. The opening question can take numerous forms such as, ‘What relevant skills and...

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10 Communication Questions To Practise

In almost all jobs today it is vital to have communication skills and you will almost certainly be asked questions in an interview which are intended to determine just how good you are at communicating. There is a focus on three main behaviours within the competency...

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What To Wear To An Interview

What To Wear To An Interview

For all of us, regardless of how great or little interest we take in fashion and the clothes we wear there is certainly one occasion when we should actually stop and think about it, he Interview! So, the first rule is that you must be smart,  first impressions count...

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Why do you want to work for us?

Common interview question - Why do you want to work for us? Why do you want to work for us? This one of the most common interview questions a candidate can be asked. It will often be asked across all types of interview, private sector and public sector interviews and...

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Preparing For A Competency Based Interview

Preparing For A Competency Based Interview

What are Competency Interviews? It is widely known that today most interviews are 'competency based'  - but what does this really mean? Essentially the interview is based on the idea that your past behaviours and experiences are the best indicators of your future...

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