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These days, many companies are using video conferencing to interview candidates. This modern method of recruitment saves the company time, effort, and money. Although these interviews are often slightly shorter, you will need to display the same level of professionalism. Here are some helpful tips to prepare for a Skype or video interview.

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As a job seeker, it’s important to follow some crucial phone etiquette rules when speaking to a hiring manager or recruiter. A phone call could be one of the first interactions you have with a prospective employer, so it's important to leave a good impression. So... what is your phone etiquette saying to recruiters?

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An Assessment Centre can sound like a daunting way to be interviewed, but it can be a great opportunity for you to showcase your skills and learn more about the organisation you have applied for. Here is how to handle an assessment centre during a job application.

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Whether you are attending a phone, Skype or good old fashioned face-to-face interview, you always want to be prepared. Making a good impression is essential and may determine whether you will move on to the next stage of the interview process. Deciding what to wear and arriving 10 minutes earlier is crucial, but there are other important steps that you can take prior to best prepare yourself.
 

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Whether you are attending a phone, Skype or good old fashioned face-to-face interview, you always want to be prepared. Making a good impression is essential and may determine whether you will move on to the next stage of the interview process. Deciding what to wear and arriving 10 minutes earlier is crucial, but there are other important steps that you can take prior to best prepare yourself.
 

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When it comes to taking part in professional interviews, it is important to be mindful that different interviewers adopt different interviewing styles - you can never expect all interviews to be the same! It is crucial to remember that no matter the length or style of an interview, it is your responsibility to impress your interviewer. 

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The prospective of a job interview in English or any language might be intimidating if it is not your native language. Even if you are able to converse fluently on a daily basis, this is a moment which can feel pressurising because you need to present yourself in the best light possible. No matter how much you practise, it will be hard to notably improve your English skills by the time you are interviewed, but some targeted preparation should help you overcome the language barrier.

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Is there a placement or job that you really want? Many graduates are excited to kick-start their careers, but unfortunately do not present this enthusiasm during interviews. If you are really keen to secure the role, here are the 5 top things you can do to show interviewers you truly want the role.

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Memory fades very quickly. Psychologists estimate that people will forget about 80% of what they’ve learned within 24 hours.To ensure that fresh information can be retrieved for later use, information must be transferred from the short term memory to the long term memory storage. Following these simple steps may help you to remember in an interview. 

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Is your company interviewing interns or young professionals? How can you give constructive and valuable post-interview feedback which will help the interviewee learn and have a positive impression of your company.

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