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Interview Questions For Banking With AnswersSo you have an interview coming up for a job in Banking? Ok, so let’s start with the basics… in simple terms the purpose of the interview is to ascertain your suitability for the post and to determine if you possess the necessary skill set. You will be asked questions designed to gauge your interest, motivation and dependability and to see if you have what it takes to achieve success in the Banking sector. (more…)

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Cover letterA good cover letter is vital to getting a job. It is your introduction to a potential employer – the written equivalent, if you like, of a confident handshake and a friendly smile. An impressive CV is of course a help, but a good covering letter can create an immediate favourable impression with an enthusiastic tone. It points out how the information on your CV is relevant to the job and it can highlight the essential skills, experience and personal qualities that you bring.


Marketing Interview Questions and AnswersAre you facing a job interview in Marketing? Perhaps you are climbing the career ladder in a PR or Advertising type role? Maybe like the Mad Men characters in the popular TV series you love the thrill of client interaction and selling?

Whatever your reasons for applying for a job in Marketing, you will first have to pass the interview.  (more…)

Competency Based Interviews 2019 Questions, Answers, Examples.

Competency Based Interviews are still here in 2021!

Despite changes to recruitment processes, as we have seen with the Civil Service’s recent move to using Success Profiles Behaviours, competency based interviews will still be used at all levels. They may not be as tightly structured as before however they are an effective means of exploring prior experience and are still very popular. (more…)

Joe McDermott | Interview Advice

Why Going to a Job Interview is like Going on a DateImagine the scene.  You are dressed up in your best outfit, primped and preened, feeling a little tense, butterflies in your stomach and your heart all aflutter. You are waiting for a stranger to appear and you are on your best behaviour.

It is striking how easily this scenario could relate to going on a first date just as well as going to a job interview and perhaps there are some lessons which can be learnt from dating which will help in your interview. (more…)