Tag: Interviews

Help us to help you improve your chances of success at applications and interviews

We are doing some research to find out what University of Manchester students and recent graduates find most difficult when applying for jobs and going for interviews. The results will help us evaluate the current resources and support available to you and help to design future products or services that meet your needs. Please spend 5…

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Why having a terrible interview was the best thing that ever happened to me 

I’m Jordan Paterson and In September I started a Masters in Forensic Psychology & Mental Health at the University of Manchester after graduating from the University of Bolton in 2013 with a 2:1 in Criminological & Forensic Psychology. After completing my degree, I started a fixed-term Graduate Internship at the University of Bolton in the Careers Service.  Other…

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Technical Interviews for Scientists

What is a technical interview? The employer knows you have a scientific brain. They wouldn’t be interviewing you otherwise. A technical interview is conducted just to confirm your scientific knowledge as well as your logical and analytical approach to work. Every organisation will have its own technical interview structure but with strong preparation, there is…

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Interview preparation

You have been invited to interview, at this stage its all to play for. The recruiter thinks you can do the job on the merits of your application, now its down to you to prove you can do it better than the other candidates. Make a good first impression Dress appropriately – YES A SUIT!…

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