How to fail an interview: research evidence

Anthony Haynes writes: Dr Janina Steinmetz of the Cass Business School has recently published research on how applicants fail interviews. In an article published on The Conversation (8 January 2019) Dr Steinmetz writes: “imagine you get to the interview and, despite being highly qualified and motivated, you end up not getting the job offer. In… Read More

Behind the scenes in talent acquisition: who is Lina Beynar?

Over the years we have published interviews with many of our employees and associates as a way of both introducing ourselves and explaining what talent acquisition looks like behind the scenes. Today we’re pleased to introduce our researcher, Lina Beynar. Your job title is ‘Researcher’. What exactly do you do? The main function of my… Read More

How Applicants can find out if a Job will provide Meaningful Work using Tools from Positive Psychology

Originally posted on Mappalicious:
Yesterday, I was a panelist at the morning session of Intersect 2018, a phenomenal event along the lines of “Tech Conference x Career Fair x Learning Exhibition”. The conference is hosted by e-learning platform Udacity. You can watch the panel I participated in here on YouTube. The guiding theme was “Competing with Skill, Winning with Confidence”. In the…

Chengwei Liu: how to gain an advantage in talent acquisition

  Anthony Haynes writes: Chengwei Liu is a business researcher whose work has direct implications for management — especially in the talent sector. He has already won more than ten teaching awards and is listed by Thinkers50 as a next-generation business guru. This week Chengwei kindly agreed to being interviewed for our blog… Q: Chengwei,… Read More

Helping the job candidate to convey their ‘best self’: AAT’s Andrew Roberts-Morris in conversation

Anthony Haynes writes: FJWilson Talent Services (FJWTS) have worked with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) since 2012, initially focusing on a number of new, regional and field-based business development roles.  Here we publish the latest in the resultant series of case studies. Anthony Haynes writes: Andy Roberts-Morris is AAT’s Regional Account Manager, Yorkshire & the Humber. He… Read More