Top Tips for Making a Great First Impression in an Interview


It takes just a couple of seconds to make a first impression, and while they are formed in the blink of an eye, they have a habit of sticking around for a very long time. This is true in our social lives (remember the first time you met your in-laws?) as well as our professional lives, and nowhere is it more important than in the interview room. Here are eight top tips to making a positive first impression, which may be the deciding factor in whether you land that dream job or not. Be Punctual If you’re even a minute Read the full article...

The One Interview Question Australian Job seekers are Still Getting Wrong


You’ve put together your perfect CV, you’ve sent off your cover letter, and you’ve been invited to meet the team for an interview. Congratulations – you’re halfway to getting the job you applied for! However, before you set foot in that interview room, take a moment to think about the first question you’ll be asked. You will doubtlessly be asked about your current and previous position, about your hopes and expectations for the job at hand. But before that, there will be one question that is so important to answer correctly, and yet which so many people get wrong. ‘So Read the full article...

The Dos and Don’ts of Interviews (For both interviewers and Interviewees)


Acing an interview is a must if you want to succeed in the corporate world. The interviewer himself is also pushed to his professional limits in an interview as modern hiring dynamics have forced it to become a two-way street rather than the usual case of interviewers searing down on the nervous guy across the desk. The interviewer needs to know the right questions as 15-20 minutes isn’t enough to judge a person’s full professional skills. If he fails to make a good judgement, his own career might be on the line as the upper echelons of the company hold Read the full article...