Inside the STAR interview approach: what you need to know

Inside the STAR interview approach: what you need to know

You've researched the organisation, prepared answers and even found out a bit about the CEO. However, once you’ve exchanged pleasantries and got through the get-to-know-you questions, they ask you to describe the biggest contribution you have brought to your project team. This may sound simple, but in the heat of the interview, it's easy to give a lengthy, unstructured answer and miss out key details that prove you have the experience to do the job.

Preparation. There is no substitute.

Preparation. There is no substitute.

The interview process is often unnerving. However, being appropriately prepared goes a long way towards ensuring that you stand out from the others competing with you for the job. Here we outline a quick guide on how to prepare well for a successful job interview.

Talking the talk - the next stages of your employment profile

Talking the talk - the next stages of your employment profile

In our last post, we covered the importance of managing your employment profile beyond your CV. In this digital age, and in your digitally enabled industry, your online persona is every bit as important in the employment process as your application and screening call. In this blog, we look beyond this digital based inspection to delve into the more traditional, and for many, more daunting parts of the process.

Product and Innovation Ownership - Matt Court interview

Product and Innovation Ownership - Matt Court interview

This month we caught up with Matt Court, Senior Manager at Paymark, delving into his thoughts around Product Management and innovation ownership. With extensive local and international experience in Product Management roles, Matt has worked for some truly innovative brands including Orion Health, GeoLife and Nokia as well as his current employer. He is a true advocate and asset to the industry, working beyond his professional remit to promote the advancing art and science of Product Management through his role as a meetup organiser. His perspective is refreshing and he shares some provoking insights below.

Why I bombed in an interview and what I learnt

Why I bombed in an interview and what I learnt

I was recently asked about my personal experiences interviewing and being interviewed. Now I sure have had some great interviews but also some utter failures. One particular incident where I bombed it! This interview failure was in fact ironically my first ever job interview to be a recruiter.

The Art of Interviewing ebook

The Art of Interviewing ebook

The Art of Interviewing was written by Josh Comrie and will teach you how to master the art of interviewing.