Interview Expert

  • Tell me about yourself?

    What is the interviewer looking for when they say "tell me about yourself"?

  • Should I call the company or should I hold tight

    Should I call the company or should I hold tight and wait for them to contact me?

  • How to negotiate salary

    The salary being offered is E23,000. I have seen in salary surveys that someone with my administrative experience should be in the 30,000 to 38,000 euro range.

  • Interview presentation

    I have to give a presentation of myself/my CV, projects etc to a group of 8-10 people. I have not done this type of an interview before now and am not sure how the best way to approach this is, any advice?

  • Questions in a second interview

    I attended an interview and was called for a second one. What type of questions should I expect?

  • Irish job interviews

    What sort of interviews are more frequently held in Ireland (group interview, assessment center activities, escaled interviews)?

  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years

    Where do you see yourself in 5 or ten years’ time is the question I find difficult to expand on, can you help me with this?

  • Competency interviews

    Why do companies use competency interviews?

  • What are your weaknesses?

    I have an interview next week and what always stumps me is the question about listing my weaknesses. How do I do this and still show myself in a positive light?

  • Should I use a standard CV

    Is it advisable to have a standard CV that you send to every potential employer or is is better to customise every CV to the job applied to?