Category: Careers advice

Myth #7: Networking is senior professionals in suits schmoozing over canapés.

Networking strikes fear into the hearts of many, but really it isn’t nearly as bad as it seems. It’s not all CEOs and industry virtuosos swapping success stories over champagne and canapés (although sometimes it can be). In reality, networking is about making contact with people who can offer information, advice and support, and can…

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Tips for psychometric tests

Many larger recruiters use psychometric tests as part of their recruitment & selection procedure for graduate schemes and internships. The way they have been used and the types of tests have changed over the years but essentially they are trying to get the pool of applicants down to those who meet the basic criteria. Smaller…

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Situational Judgement Tests

Over the past few years, there has been a big increase in the use of situational judgement tests (SJTs) as a tool for selecting candidates for jobs. What are situational judgement tests? They are generally multiple choice tests, where you are given a scenario and asked to choose what you would do in that situation.…

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