“Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question

You may be wondering why this question is asked during an interview after you submitted a resume and a cover letter. But this is one of the most important interview questions that you cannot avoid. Your response to this question will determine how the rest of the interview session goes and ultimately, you landing that job. One thing you should know is that interviewers would not be asking this question if it was not that important to getting the job. Read on to see how you should approach this question and how you can use it to make an impact in when you appear before the panel. We will give you sample answers for two specific scenarios as well. … Read More

Consultancy is one of the quickest growing professions in this country, with increased demand from fields like security, engineering, marketing, finance, science, law, management, and accountancy. With the increased demand for professional consultants, there has been a proportional increase in competition among graduates. Our interviewee today is a consultant- a financial consultant to be precise. She will tell us how she managed to navigate the cut-throat recruitment process in order to secure a consultancy role in a top tier organization.… Read More

In today’s competitive job market, it is necessary for you to stand out from the hoards of qualified people targeting the same job. It is no longer sufficient for you to send in your resume and wait for a reply, you need to be actively networking so that your name can be out there for recruiters to see.

One way of doing this is by having a social media presence on a professional platform such as LinkedIn. However, a bland LinkedIn profile will not help draw in the right people. You need to have an attractive profile that provides recruiters with information about who you are and what you have to offer. … Read More

As you prepare to enter the job market, many of you have read an assortment of articles on how to ace an interview. Unfortunately, many of these articles have left out one important thing; you need to impress your potential employers even after your interview has concluded. But how are you supposed to that? How can you keep a potential employer interested once your interview is done?

This article will list a few easy ways to follow up your interview, so that you can remain in the best position to get the job.… Read More