Tag: job hunting


How to boost your impact – within minutes

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25th November

Want to be seen as more credible and impactful?

A lot of my one-to-one coaching clients want to make a stronger impact. Many of them come to me (either in person or via telephone/video chat) wanting to make a stronger impression during job interviews or when giving speeches and presentations. Others want to be more credible during client or business meetings – or even when dating.

If you want to … Read more


How to answer tough interview questions

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7th October

A lot of my work involves job interviews. I have observed and trained literally hundreds of managers in how to interview properly. I also coach individual candidates to make a better impression during interviews. Here are four questions that candidates often struggle to answer well – as well as my advice on how to beat them:

“To begin with, could you tell us a bit about you please?”
Technically, this … Read more


How to project confidence during job interviews

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1st April

I’ve been coaching so many job hunters recently. They have been men and women ranging from recent graduates in their early 20s to experienced executives and workers in their late 50s. In most cases, they had good experience that they could talk about. However, they weren’t selling themselves and coming across as capable and credible.

If you want to improve your interview performance, work through the following five steps:

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How to give great interview answers

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19th December

Over the years, I’ve trained a lot of interviewers in how to interview. I’ve interviewed candidates myself too.

But I’m also a gamekeeper turned poacher as I’ve coached job hunters who want to present themselves better at interview. Unfortunately, it still amazes me how badly most candidates come across – even though they may actually have great experience and skills. Thankfully, I’ve seen many candidates go from merely adequate at … Read more


Why is job hunting so difficult?

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22nd November

I spend a fair amount of my time coaching job hunters on how to present themselves more effectively in order to get the jobs they want. Progressive employers want to hire the very best people for the vacancies they have to fill. Unfortunately, many employers are not progressive – too many employers do discriminate unfairly against candidates from what those employers see as unsuitable backgrounds.

Here are some recent research … Read more


Who would hire YOU?

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26th October

Are you job hunting?  Going for interviews?  Need to come across as more articulate, persuasive or perhaps confident?

A few years ago, the BBC asked me to present a TV show helping job hunters to boost their confidence, improve their interpersonal skills and get the jobs they wanted.  I filmed two seasons of the show.  The first season was titled Who Would Hire You? while the second was retitled … Read more


Is it better to be gifted or a hard worker?

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12th April

Imagine for a moment that you’re a manager looking to hire a sales person to join your team. You interview lots of candidates and think you have narrowed it down to two strong candidates with very similar skills and experience.

You can only spot one real difference between the two. One of the candidates Amelia says that she has always been fairly strong at selling. From an early age, she … Read more


Want 5 top tips for finding your perfect job?

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1st February

Looking for a new job? You’ll probably be really pleased when you get offered one. But HOLD ON! Don’t accept it straightaway! Is the job really as good as you hope it is?

Once you have been offered a job, it is your responsibility as a candidate to conduct thorough due diligence – research – on an organisation. I coach a lot of job hunters looking for new, better jobs, … Read more