How to ace your panel interview – 9 top tips

How to ace your panel interview – 9 top tips

  Any interview can be stressful and nerve-wracking, but the panel interview – two or more interviewers attacking you in a pincer movement – has a unique capacity to induce mortal fear into many candidates. Organisations use panel interviews for...
Why your CV won’t get you hired

Why your CV won’t get you hired

  I have lost count of the amount of candidates I have interviewed who were very strong on paper but were just a big disappointment in the actual interview. Limited energy and passion, no warmth, no hunger. Technically competent? Yes. Someone who I would want to...
Why graduates are raw material

Why graduates are raw material

  Whenever I interview freshly minted graduates, all I see in front of me is raw material. What do I mean by that?  Well, quite simply, almost nothing that you have achieved so far adds much value for me.  Of course you have your degree(s), work experience, life...