biggest weakness

How to Answer: What’s Your Biggest Weakness? What Hiring Managers Really Want to Hear

For almost all candidates, the most hated question in an interview is “what’s your biggest weakness?” But there’s a good reason why hiring managers still employ this age-old question— however much it might make candidates roll their eyes or run for the hills. Continue reading…


Finding your voice at work

Some of us aren’t built to make speeches, strike up conversations with strangers or generally draw attention to ourselves, but that doesn’t mean you can’t speak up when you need to at work. Continue reading…

social media

Your quick guide to social media

Social media’s not just a forum for half-baked opinions or pool party pics. It can actually be a powerful job-hunting tool that allows you to project a positive professional image to a wide, yet relevant, audience. But if you don’t use it correctly, you could end up falling on your own social sword. Here are some tips for ensuring your social media profiles give you the best possible chance of finding a new job.

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Your quick guide to Telephone Interviews

As they’re receiving more and more applications by the day, hiring managers are increasingly turning to
telephone interviews as a means of sifting through vast numbers of candidates. Although phone interviews
allow candidates to get that proverbial foot in the door, they can also lure you into a false sense of security –
because they lack the immediacy of a face-to-face interview and can take place in your home. Here are
some tips to make sure you handle them the right way.

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