How to answer: Why did you leave your job?

If you’re job free and looking for your next role, you’ll expect and be dreading this question: Why did you leave your job? Most of the time you’ll be asked for your reason for leaving when you apply for the job, in the application form or during the screening, but you can also hear this […]

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How to master the STAR interview technique?

According to recruitment experts (or anyone who has ever sat in an interview), past behaviour is the best predictor of future behaviour.  This means that most interviewers will ask behavioural (AKA competency or skills based) questions.  In short, they want to hear an example of something that happened to determine how you’d act in a […]

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Epic questions to ask in a phone interview

What do you expect from a telephone interview? Phone interviews are a powerful screening tool for employers to make sure they only see great candidates when a CV is not enough to differentiate between them.  It is part of the interview process and one of the best tips I can give you is to prepare […]

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Let’s talk money…

When you apply for a job, do you know how much it pays? Probably not. But why? Because companies don’t want to disclose how much they pay to their candidates who will keep asking for the max, to their employees who will all be wanting a raise and to their competitors who will offer more […]

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How to answer: Why do you want to leave your job?

When job hunting, there are a few questions you can expect to be asked. In the top ten interview questions you’ll find the dreaded strength and weakness question and one that you might not expect: ‘Why do you want to leave your current job?’. Don’t let the question throw you off and answer that it’s […]

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