If you are an international student studying in Glasgow or a home student who has studied abroad, you will be able to reflect on how gaining an international experience has enabled you to develop in a range of ways. There are so many ways in which gaining this experience is enriching for those who do … Continue reading Selling your international experience to employers
It seems to be a stock question that interviewers keep using. That doesn't make it any easier to answer so how do you answer “where do you see yourself in 5 years” in an interview? This can feel like a bit of a trick question, because you don't want to say "not in this job,” or “in … Continue reading “Where do you see yourself in 5 years”
The first thing to remember if you are not getting any interviews (yet) is to learn from this and not see a rejection as a personal failing in any way. Remember that the job market is very competitive and in reality no one gets every job that they apply for! The worst thing that you … Continue reading Help, I’m not getting any interviews!
It’s the end of the interview and after nearly an hour of pouring your heart (and work experience) out to a potential employer, the hiring manager asks if you have any last questions before finishing. It’s meant to be a formality, of course—a way to end the conversation but it’s also an opportunity, to make … Continue reading 5 questions to ask to end the interview on a great note
Got an interview or assessment centre coming up? Read on for advice on how to overcome any anxiety and boost your confidence... Firstly, well done - getting an interview is an achievement in itself and should boost your confidence! Now you have the opportunity to stand out and convince the employer to hire you. Easy, … Continue reading Interviewing with confidence!
You have followed all the advice out there and made the best application possible, so naturally you're all set to get called for an interview or assessment centre. But it is possible to give the recruiter a feeling of “buyer’s remorse” straight away if you’re not careful. Communication with employers needs to show off your professional … Continue reading Communicating with recruiters