When it comes to interviews, some would have you believe that you'll be asked one of several hundred interview questions, all fundamentally different. My view is that there are a limited number of valid, distinct questions to contend with.
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Above all, we must help young people develop the right mindset to meet the demands of this fast changing world. In my view, mindset is the internal lens through which we see and navigate life. Mindset influences everything we see as well as everything we do.
19/02/2016 17:34 GMT
It's a well-known fact that young jobseekers are much more likely to be successful in their job hunt if they have some relevant experience under their belt. Internships and work experience are undoubtedly an important part of finding a job - but they're a lot more than just a box to tick to bulk up your CV.
21/12/2015 14:30 GMT
The question 'who do you support?' might bring to mind political parties and sports teams (Chelsea, if you're asking). It's not as often that you hear people discussing the charitable causes they're passionate about. Having a good cause that you support is something I truly believe in.
03/12/2015 11:41 GMT
While there's no doubt that volunteering is a good way to give back to the community and promote a worthwhile cause, it doesn't have to be all about what you can do for others. Volunteering is also a rewarding experience for the volunteer. From learning new skills to meeting new people, there's plenty to be gained.
13/11/2015 09:42 GMT
Good news - we've seen the number of jobs advertised on reed.co.uk grow by 21%* in the past year. Even so, it remains a competitive market for graduates. To improve your chances of securing that sought-after graduate role, it's necessary to stand out from the crowd...
26/10/2015 16:35 GMT
A lot of interview advice centres around the importance of making a good first impression. By now, you've probably got the basics covered - arrive 10 minutes early, dress to impress and don't forget that firm handshake.
25/09/2015 11:59 BST
The interview process varies for every job - some may request a phone interview, and others a Skype interview - but most commonly, potential employers will invite you to the workplace to meet up face-to-face.
19/08/2015 14:32 BST
Starting out on the career ladder can take time, but once you secure your first job, it will be a lot easier to progress, either within the company or in another role. The job market has changed considerably since I started out but it's still just as important to approach your career with the right mindset, the right outlook and real drive.
02/07/2015 08:31 BST