Interviews

It’s application season again! Time to get moving on your video interview prep…

Hi everyone, The end of summer is fast approaching, and with it the arrival of Application Season. It’s time to get moving on these applications! You already know that there is a first-come, first-served advantage – the earlier you submit your applications, the higher chance you have. Most companies now require you to record answers […]

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Network your way to the job you deserve!

I just read an interesting article on LinkedIn at https://lnkd.in/gcW85_X – it makes a great point about candidates spending time on the lowest probability activity – online applications. I know they are a necessary evil, but you will be SO much more effective, and will get much better results, if you allocate 20% of your […]

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Coronavirus and the impact on hiring

I write this as the coronavirus continues to worsen across Europe and the United States. This is an unprecedented situation for our generation, and will certainly have profound effects, not only on health and populations, but on economies. The subject of today’s blog is the impact on hiring. It is often said that one of […]

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What’s the most important question in an interview?

https://forge.medium.com/the-most-important-question-in-a-job-interview-and-how-to-answer-it-46a0c39d656d – this is an interesting article, but I have a different opinion about how to respond to this question. When the interviewer asks you if you have any questions, the very best way is something like this: “Hey yes, definitely! Please could I ask a bit about you and your career? How did you […]

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YOU know you’re great, right?! But how do you get OTHER PEOPLE to like you…?

I decided to write this advice because it seems to me that so many clients of Harrison Careers, especially those who do not speak English as their first language, struggle to build effective relationships and to get professionals to like them as quickly as they could. I am no psychologist, but I do have common […]

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The Next Phase of the Interview Process: How to Handle a Presentation?

So… you’ve written brilliant application forms, you’ve made it through the online tests, you’ve succeeded at the online video interview, and yes, you’ve even passed the Round 1 interview because you were totally prepared for all the tough competency questions they threw at you… THEN they ask you to make a presentation. You’re nervous of […]

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