I heard that someone suggested that drinking a cup of coffee (or water) was a good idea in an interview.
Oh yes, it was me.
The blog got an overwhelming reception (thank you), and while the percentage of “likes” indicated that it was a smash hit, there were also a number of comments suggesting that certain people would see coffee as a horrible distraction.
That is to be ... Read More
I am one of those people who believes that tech will work alongside recruiters rather than replace them. That critical final 1% of human judgement is where many of us earn our keep, and no robot will be able to replicate that finely tuned intuition.
However, I do believe that some technologies will greatly aid our decision making. The rapid development of immersive technology and virtual ... Read More
I can’t count the number of times that a candidate walks in to an interview with us, asks for a coffee and then doesn’t touch it…. I understand that they are nervous and that they have probably had a couple of coffees already, but I think that you can tell a lot about the candidates who leave a full cup of cold coffee as their legacy.
Imagine what potential employers might think.Read More
Your career has probably been a bit of a rollercoaster ride.
Looking back, the emotions are still so raw. The anticipation of a successful project, the thrill of achieving a goal, the fear that you may never do it again, the disappointment as your subsequent plans don’t hit the heights. Telling your career story without these emotions is like a computer reciting Shakespeare. You transpo... Read More