Five curveball questions you should ask at interviews

Let’s be honest, it’s always nice to keep candidates on their toes at an interview…  

The classic curveball question, also meant to be a good gauge of a candidate’s creativity and how well they will work under pressure, definitely falls firmly within this category.

And whilst there are arguably no right or wrong answers, you […]

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8 Over-Used CV Clichés

Whatever role you are trying to fill, receiving a CV full of clichés won’t do you or your candidates any favours. While words like “team player”, “passionate” and “hard working” may sound good, they don’t tell you as a recruiter anything about the candidate that you can work with.

According to a new survey from […]

By |December 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mr Men CV Catches Recruiter’s Attention

A story about Mr Candidate, a fellow who pleads with Mr Pigeonhole to give him a job in a sector he has been out of for years, may sound like the plot of a children’s book, but it’s actually how Tom Skinner attempted to get a job.

Skinner created a Mr Men CV with a […]

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‘No White Males’ Job Ad Causes Outrage

A magazine has come under fire for discrimination after a job role was advertised with the prefix “Note: white males declined”.

The Swedish magazine Nöjesguiden, a popular publication aimed at young adults, tweeted a job opening as a film and music reviewer before specifying that white male candidates need not apply.

The advert read: “Bulletin Board […]

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