Job interview: What questions should you really ask the interviewer?

If you're not sure what questions to ask interviewers in order to make a good impression, discover a few tips that could improve your chances of getting hired for your dream job!

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Job interview: How to introduce yourself effectively in 3 minutes?

The first minutes of your job interview can be decisive when it comes to choosing the right candidate. It's what you say or do during the first moments of your interview that will help the interviewer decide if they would like to see you again or not. It is therefore extremely important to avoid making any mistakes when introducing yourself if you want to stand a chance of getting the job. So, how to go about introducing yourself? Below are a few tips to help you construct a simple, clear and efficient introduction to ensure you have as much luck on your side as possible when it comes to getting hired for the job of your dreams! 

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People keep telling me to “follow my passion” but what if I don’t know what that is?

How many times have you been told to chase your passion, chase your dreams, or work at the thing you love so that you can make it your job? For as long as I remember, I’ve felt somewhat inadequate for not knowing what this thing is. After studying, graduating and realising office life wasn’t for me, I kept trying out new things, but I was frustrated when none of them stuck. I felt at a loss — did I even have a passion?

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How to answer the interview question “Why did you leave your last job?”

This is a tough interview question, and not always one that’s easy to give an honest response to, especially if you left your previous job on less-than-desirable terms. However, even if you left your last job on good terms, it’s still important to think about your answer!

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How can I sell my experience abroad when applying for jobs?

Discover why your experience abroad is valuable to recruiters, how to analyse your skills and sell them not only in your CV and cover letter, but also during the interview process!

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How to ace your second interview!

The phone rings, it’s the HR Manager from the company you just had an interview with and they’d like to see you for a second interview! Congratulations, you’ve passed the first test, but it’s not over yet...

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How to write a CV that truly reflects your personality!

Writing a CV can be a difficult exercise: should you include your age/nationality? Should you put your education first? Is pink a good colour for a CV? So many questions, with no correct answers. The most important question is: How to create a CV that truly reflects your personality?

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8 dream jobs from around the world that you can actually apply for!

From Chocolate Taster to Baby Seal Supervisor, we'll leave it up to you to decide which one is your favourite - you can even apply for a few of them!

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Take your time, travel and try out different things.

I’m 24. After eighteen months working as a Junior Copywriter, I handed in my notice and departed to spend five months working my way around Europe. It was the best choice I’ve ever made.

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Happiness at work: Lessons we can learn from Denmark's work culture

Denmark is a small country made up of 5.5 million inhabitants and yet, despite its size, it often makes the headlines. More recently "hygge", a Danish philosophy for a happier life, has taken the UK by storm. Let's not forget about Lego, Mærsk, Velux or Skype, iconic symbols of Danish pride. Despite the 2008 economic crisis, the Danish economy is flourishing. The unemployment rate is at 4.2%, purchasing power is strong and Denmark's security system protects its inhabitants. Despite 113 days of rain every year and winter days with only 7 hours of daylight, the Danish are always at the top of the charts when it comes to being the happiest in the world. To add to all this, Denmark is also one of the top countries for entrepreneurship.

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Student housing: How to deal with Management companies

It’s sad to say but many management companies see students as easy to take advantage of and unless you know the signs you could end up living in some pretty crappy conditions or paying some hefty fines.

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4 tips for a successful interview in a foreign language

Having an interview is stressful in your own language, but when applying for a job abroad where you are expected to be able to hold your own in a foreign tongue, the pressure can become that much harder to handle. However, there’s no need to worry - just like a normal interview, there are certain...

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Starting a business before 30: What to watch out for!

Who said that generations Z and Y didn't want to work, lacked motivation and know-how? It's true that the differences between our elders are clear. The entrepreneurial environment is extremely different, how could we possibly want the same things, have the same needs and the same ideas? Our gener...

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3 reasons for taking that NGO internship (even if it’s unpaid…)

In an increasingly competitive job market, it is no secret that more and more students are looking to get some work experience as a student or recent grad. It is also no secret that many internships, especially in the charity/NGO sector, are unpaid. In the UK, figures for unpaid internships are o...

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The 10 essential qualities of a successful marketer

With more and more young graduates deciding to pursue a career in Marketing, it's hardly surprising that competition for jobs in the sector is increasing. So, what qualities should you highlight in your CV/cover letter? And, more importantly, are you right for the job? Wait no longer to find out ...

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Cover letters are dead, how to write a successful email pitch?

What's the first thing you do when you start looking for a job/internship? You make a nice, personalised CV and cover letter with the hope of getting an interview... And yet, 75% of cover letters are never even read, I'm not kidding!  That's right, you read correctly, studies show that we - HR,...

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