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

New Year’s resolution: an idea for candidates

Anthony Haynes writes: It is still New Year, isn’t it? Good, that means I’m still just about in time for proposing a resolution for people applying, or considering applying,  for a job. In every industry I’ve worked in, there have been what I call ‘typical pitfalls’ — things that nearly everyone does but which are… Read More

Want to change jobs? Are you clear on what you want to do?

Anthony Haynes writes: As we explained in a previous post, we frequently receive requests for careers coaching. Our solution is to partner with an expert careers coach — Denise Taylor, founder of Amazing People (www.amazingpeople.co.uk), is an expert careers coach. Here we’re pleased to publish our second blog post from Denise.   It’s always easiest to get… Read More

How to find a job over 50

Anthony Haynes writes: As we explained in a previous post, we frequently receive requests for careers coaching. Our solution is to partner with an expert careers coach — Denise Taylor, founder of Amazing People (www.amazingpeople.co.uk), is an expert careers coach. Here we are pleased to publish our first blog post from Denise. Denise Taylor writes: Most of… Read More