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  • 3 Things That Can Kill You Chances of Getting Past the Job Interview

    6 Nov 2019| Mike Wood

    Here are three things can be a real "red flag" to employers - just make sure you're not doing any of them to improve your chances of getting past the interview stage!

  • Answer the Question: `Tell me About Yourself` - With Your Superpowers

    4 Nov 2019

    Have you ever been in a job interview and been presented with the "Tell me about Yourself" question?

  • Interview nerves and how to combat them

    7 Aug 2019| Mike Wood

    We all get nervous, but excessive nerves before an interview can mean the difference between a good interview and a bad one. So how can you minimise your interview nerves?

  • Boost Your Interview Chances by Optimising Your CV

    21 Mar 2019| Mike Wood

    A large proportion of major companies now use automated application filtering - so how can you get past the robot gatekeeper when you apply for a job?

  • Your Brag File

    2 Feb 2019| Mike Wood, Portal Business Manager & Editor, PharmiWeb.com

    A brag file is simply a file where you keep evidence of your achievements! It was originally used mainly by sales candidates, but it’s equally useful for everyone now.

  • Worst Possible Interview Mistakes

    2 Feb 2019| Max Golby/Mike Wood, Portal Business Manager & Editor, PharmiWeb.com

    If the nation’s recruiters received a pound for every time they’d interviewed a candidate that looked good on paper but disappointed in practice, there’d currently be an awful lot of recruiters in the process of relocating to the Caribbean.

  • What questions to ask at the end of an interview..

    2 Feb 2019| Mike Wood, Portal Business Manager & Editor, PharmiWeb.com

    If you've been through the interview and the recruiter says that inevitable question...Do you have any questions? - You don't want to be sitting there like a lemon, and mumble no. That won't win any prizes and certainly won't get you the job! Have some prepared…..

  • The Perfect Handshake

    2 Feb 2019| Mike Wood, Portal Business Manager & Editor, PharmiWeb.com

    Anyone who's been in sales will know the importance of the handshake. However, the handshake is equally important in your job interview; after all, you're selling yourself and need to make a good impression. The handshake is literally the first contact you have with your interviewer and is steeped in cultural and social significance.

  • Eye Contact During An Interview

    2 Feb 2019| Mike Wood, Portal Business Manager & Editor, PharmiWeb.com

    Eye Contact During an Interview. This is equally important to both candidates and recruiters!

  • 15 Interview Mistakes to Avoid

    2 Feb 2019| Mike Wood, Portal Business Manager & Editor, PharmiWeb.com

    You've got your interview arranged, but you don't want to blow it on a simple mistake, so check out these mistakes to avoid!

  • 10 Common Job Interview Lies

    2 Feb 2019| Mike Wood, Portal Business Manager & Editor, PharmiWeb.com

    No matter how desperate you might be to a get a new job, telling lies during your interview won’t get you anywhere.

  • 6 things before your interview

    2 Feb 2019| Mike Wood, Portal Business Manager & Editor, PharmiWeb.com

    They might be obvious but you will be amazed at how many candidates do not do this prep!