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Interview coming up? Be positive about some negative preparation!

“The true positive thinker acknowledges potential and existing negative circumstances and reactions, and engineers a plan to overcome them, to achieve positive results.” Although the above statement and steps below (freely adapted from an article by Dan Kennedy) were written for salespeople, … Continue reading

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Boost your confidence at Interviews

Got an interview coming up for summer work or graduate internship? Feeling nervous? (very normal then!) Reading the tips from a recent Guardian Careers article may just give you the boost you need. From using breathing techniques to stay calm, to … Continue reading

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EY, Deloitte, PWC, KPMG – the ‘Big 4’ interview questions…….

PPLS grads (eg philosophy grad Lee) join the ‘Big 4’ for consulting and accountancy (and the questions they use in interviews will have crossover with other companies and areas of business and industry). If you’re keen to get insider knowledge … Continue reading

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Increase your confidence at interview – with power poses?!

I’ve blogged about Interviews several times before (see the Categories list on the right for more), though have never yet mentioned Power Poses! Several of my colleagues brought this to my attention recently, so I thought I’d share their insights … Continue reading

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Secrets of successful interviews…..

…..Preparation and Practice! I’ve blogged on this before, but on the principle that you cant have too much of a good thing, I’m giving this topic another airing for a couple of reasons: as vacations and graduations loom, many of … Continue reading

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Interviews….you may find changes afoot…..

I’ve posted on interviews before (check out the tag cloud on the right of the screen), but just wanted to alert you to some new-style interviews which are appearing on the horizon and are worth researching. In anything you’ll ever … Continue reading

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Interviews:Prepare to Succeed

Semester 1 is application time for a variety of career areas and further study, and back here at the Careers Service we’ve been busy offering feedback on students’ applications for graduate schemes, internships, further study etc, to ensure you market … Continue reading

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