How To- Prepare For An Interview

Maximize your chances of successfully gaining the employment you seek.

Interviewing is one of the many responsibilities in my role as a manager. In my career thus far as an applicant I’ve attended eleven interviews in person and taken two over the phone with an 85% success rate.

As an interviewer I’ve conducted over fifty in the past twelve months at a hire rate of 40%. According to my HR associate I have the most rigorous screening process as well as being the most difficult manager (out of the six of us) to impress.

I’m going to share what I’ve learned about the interview process through my experiences as an applicant, employee and employer. Some of these points may seem obvious and I really hope they are, but since each of us have access to different resources perhaps mine can teach you something new.

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Should Books Have Content Warnings?

Earlier this year I was reading a book I’d been excited for. I did my usual research, scanned some ratings, read some reviews..  maybe I’d first heard about it on a blog somewhere.

These are the top review quotes for the book:

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The Times said it was ‘for strong stomachs’

Joanne Harris says it’s ‘very dark’.

HELLLOOO UNDERSTATEMENT!

I’ve read countless books described similarly, if not word for word. Very occasionally I will put a book down through boredom, THIS was the first book I put down in disgust.
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Sequel September TBR

Which series do I hope to finish for the Sequel September readathon?

Hey folks, 

So I’ve just completed my exams for the NewtsReadathon2018 and have decided to throw myself straight into another challenge. Sequel September is hosted here by Kathy.

 

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Novella Notes- White- Tim Lebbon

Short, Sharp, Scary!

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Page Count 62/ POV First person

 Publication date March 2014/ Publisher Dreaming In Fire

Price £2.08/Free with K-U  Purchased From: Amazon Kindle (30/05/18)

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Following: An Experiment

What makes us follow a blogger? Are you making snap judgements? Take the test…

I suppose without context this blog might only appeal to me, which is fine, but then if I wanted to be the only person to understand it why would I do it online? Anonymity is useful for discouraging bias, but I personally find it a struggle to connect with an entirely unknown source.

Lets do an experiment.
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