Interviews

Six Non-Obvious Questions About Company Culture To Ask At Your Next Job Interview

Quora | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK
Quora

What non-obvious questions should job candidates be asking to find out if they're a cultural fit? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and...

The 'Fateful 15' Part 2: Classic Interview Questions You Should Know How To Answer

James Reed | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
James Reed

I've collected together these fifteen classic questions that you should definitely brush up on before your interview. I've chosen these questions part...

My Interview With Billy Bragg: "While Corbyn Is Leader of the Labour Party, We Live in a World of Exciting Possibilities"

John Reynolds | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
John Reynolds

It's not everyday you get the opportunity to interview a living legend and last month I had the privilege of asking questions to Billy Bragg, the singer-songwriter famous for his political-themed songs... I was very intrigued to learn Mr Bragg's thoughts on Corbyn becoming leader and how he became involved in left-wing politics.

Five Outstanding Interview Tips

Ife Ade Tokan | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Ife Ade Tokan

For every great job there is always a face-to-face interview. Interviews can be nerve wrecking because of the unknown, which is perfectly normal. Howe...

Just When You Thought The Cara Delevingne Interview Couldn't Get More Awkward...

Samantha Baines | Posted 30.07.2016 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

Did you have time to read the book your film is about? Is that a serious question?! Not to mention the little rant the anchors went on after said interview - have a nap or drink a Red Bull - condescending much?

Fiji Has Never Won an Olympic Medal but Rio is Their Best Chance Yet - Exclusive Interview

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 30.07.2016 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

For those of us who haven't yet been formally introduced to rugby 7's and for those of you who are hardened fans of the sport I spoke to Ben Ryan, coach of the world's number one ranked rugby 7's team Fiji, to find out exactly how he feels about the upcoming Olympic games...

What's The One Thing You Should Never Wear To An Interview?

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Jennings | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Forget about impressing your interviewer with a faultless curriculum vitae, full of glowing references - more time should be taken on your wardrobe ch...

Fashion Internship Guide: The Application

Charlie Ward | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Charlie Ward

Fashion week internships can be anything from a day to a couple of weeks long, are normally for PR companies, and will normally involve a lot of menial tasks like preparing a delivering invites, dressing at shows, and working front of house at shows.

Behind the Voice of the London Buses: Q&A with Emma Hignett

Dan Hughes | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK
Dan Hughes

It's very hard to say what makes a good voice artist; the brilliant thing is that the jobs and the voices are so varied, so one voice is perfect for one job while another voice is perfect for another job.

How to Hire the Best People for Your Business

Reuben Singh | Posted 17.01.2015 | UK
Reuben Singh

Often employers forget that they are surrounded by people who might just be looking to move jobs. If you do know someone, ask them if they want the job! You just never know, your perfect employee might be right under your nose!

Why Don't Journalists Ask Comedians Really Cool Questions?

Axis of Awesome | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Axis of Awesome

The worlds largest arts festival, The Edinburgh Fringe, is kicking off tomorrow and Benny, Lee and I are back for our sixth year with a show called Viva La Vida Loca Las Vegas. In the weeks leading up to the festival we've been interviewed by a number of publications and I've found that some of the questions we've been asked are a little stale.

Marley and Me: John Tobler Reflects on a Reggae Legend

Roger Crow | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Music journalist John Tobler has spent decades chatting to iconic musicians. I spoke to him about his interviews with reggae legend Bob Marley...

Opening Your Oyster - Got the Degree, Now Get a Job!

John Watson | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
John Watson

So here you are. The exams are here at last and soon, after long hard years, the education system will finally spit you out. You are on course for the degree you had hoped for and the horizon should be aglow with the gold of success. Alas, then, that across that gilded prospect there should fall the shadow of a cloud. This year, as always, many talented graduates will have difficulty in finding a job...

The Tent Is King- A Download Festival Guide Featuring letlive, Marmozets and Arcane Roots

Olly Hunter | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Olly Hunter

This weekend the hallowed fields of Donington Park will welcome 120,000 metal heads to bang their heads, throw their horns and lose their minds to a who's who of metal, rock and alternative music.

How to Make the Ultimate Career Move

Janice Haddon | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Janice Haddon

It can be a tricky thing finding the right job. We spend so much time in work though, it is essential that we find something that is the right fit and supports the foundation of our happiness. We are so much more than the 'bit' that turns up for work but if that 'bit' isn't happy it can have an incredibly negative effect on our wellbeing.

Google Glass and the Innovative Nature of the Job Interview

Mark Braund | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Tech
Mark Braund

Perhaps like many others I'm not yet convinced the on role Google Glass will play in the interview and hiring process, however the fact that someone out there is trying, irrespective of its long term success or otherwise, should be applauded - I am certainly watching with interest and will be keen to see the result.

Working With the National Theatre: An Interview With Zack Momoh

Rhiannon Davies | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rhiannon Davies

Emerging from the stage door of the National Theatre in a pair of jeans and simple t-shirt, Zack Momoh looks a world away from his role as the soldier/cyclist in the performance of From Morning to Midnight. He has only a few hours before he's back on stage for the evening show, yet he greets me with an easy smile and relaxes into an armchair in a room looking out over London's Southbank...

Getting to the Depths of It - The Art of the Interview

Laura Collinson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Laura Collinson

As you progress through your career in journalism, you'll develop your own style, but by using the basic tricks of the trade you'll be ready to hit the ground running from your first assignment - straddling the needs of your editor and the readers sufficiently.

Regional Rants: The Answer to Creative Thinking

Megan Brownrigg | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Megan Brownrigg

Whether coming up with an essay structure, life plan or menu for tea, every student needs new ideas, so you might as well have a party while you ponder. It sounds ridiculous, seems crazy and could be entirely flawed as a concept, but thinking aloud in an accent deserves some listening to.

Job Confidence Is on the Up

Selina Boshorin | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK
Selina Boshorin

There are a few key things to consider when looking for a job. Networking is hugely valuable and it is worth turning to friends and past colleagues to let people know you are looking for work. Make sure you research the market you are interested in to ensure your skills and personality match the industry requirements...

Sickness, Travel and Work

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

I've been pretty ill with possibly a mild version of dengue fever, which is caused by mosquitoes, last week, so I missed a fair bit of work and slept practically all day, every day!

Answering That Killer Question

James Howell | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
James Howell

A recurring theme that employers mentioned was candidates not being able to explain why they want the job. Interviewers really enjoy this question, not because they like to see the interviewee squirm, but it gets some great information out of them.

Why Summer is the Most Important Season for Students

Isabelle Kerr | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Isabelle Kerr

For students everywhere it has always provided a liberating period between one busy university year and an even busier year to come. Consequently, students have never failed to embrace the many benefits of the summer break. However, with the controversial rise in tuition fees to £9000 per year the necessity of university has been debated.

Society Should Let People Go About Their Business Without Fear

Danielle Lowe | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

The reality is, whatever we are scared of and whatever the solution might be, we shouldn't force ourselves to do it and carry on regardless. Sometimes we need to look for alternatives or a way to discuss our fears and find somebody that is willing to help you resolve them.

'The Manager Asked If He Could Call Me Pumbaa'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Graduate vacancies have finally increased, after five pretty gloomy years, which means more job interviews.. and more toe-curlingly embarrassing stori...