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Let’s face it – for most of us, job interviews are a nerve-wracking experience.
Even the most confident and competent of candidates can be reduced to a puddle of nerves in the interview hot seat. A survey conducted by Hays Recruitment revealed that of 400 candidates surveyed, half of them said that job interviews made them more nervous than public speaking or taking a driving test!
Getting your job seeking techniques right has never been more important than it is now, with 1 in 6 of those interviewed claiming the got their current job using Social Media. Help yourself to get it right by absorbing the information contained in this Inforgraphic about creating and using a Social Resume, a.k.a. spreading your CV using Social Media.
If you are a jobseeker or already employed by an organisation, beware the breadcrumbs you leave on social media that can cost you your job or stop you getting re-employed.
Whatever you post online will be seen by companies and employers as they check candidate names regularly on search engines and social media to see what they can find.
Getting past the first stage of the recruitment process, i.e. getting an interview, is continuing to be more difficult. Interview preparation is therefore essential so that you can give your best performance when you do get the chance, and are more likely to receive a job offer.
Here’s a list of items you should think about in order to make the most out of every interview opportunity. Some of these may seem obvious, but are frequently overlooked.