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06
Jul

Emotional Intelligence – the key to success?

You hear people talk about emotional intelligence, or EI. What does it really mean? And how is it relevant to job success? In any social or…

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03
Apr

Key Interview Questions – The Personal Questions

Talking about themselves doesn’t come naturally to people. They often struggle with selling themselves because of the tension between sounding cocky and being over-shy. But remember:…

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22
Jan

Key Interview Questions – The “Why?” Questions

The “Why?” questions are the ones that test motivation, curiosity and initiative. They are: why are you interested in the sector you’re applying for and why…

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04
Jan

How to Impress by Listening Well

Listening is a key interview skill. The interviewer is a human being, and you will stack the cards in your favour if you can build a…

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11
Mar

The importance of smalltalk

Most interviewers form a strong impression of their interviewee in the first few seconds.  Research differs on how long exactly you have to make a positive…

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04
Mar

Top Tips on How to Get Noticed by Employers and Ace the Interview

Here are the full notes of the talk given by Antonin Besse at the Magdalen College School and Headington School careers fair on 3rd March 2016.…

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commercial awareness, graduate recruitment experts, interview advice, competitive job preparation
07
Feb

The Mysterious Essence of Commercial Awareness

The graduate recruitment pages of the top law and accounting firms all agree on one thing – they want you to have commercial awareness.   Of…

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interview preparation, presentation skills, listening
11
Dec

Listening and being listened to

This has got to be a more interesting and relaxing form of preparation for an interview than sitting in front of a pile of notes for…

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09
Nov

The Power of a Great Story

At Interview Advantage its our job to help you sell your story over your competitor's.   That's why we believe in the power of a great…

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09
Nov

Sixth Form Students experience ‘Interview Advantage’ style mock interviews

Let Interview Advantage train you personally for your best interview possible. Directors, Kate and Tony, were in action last night giving ‘Interview Advantage’ style training and…

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