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You got the job interview… but now, what should you wear?! Many will agonise over their outfit choice when preparing for a job interview and whether we like it or not, your appearance is often the first thing people notice and will leave a lasting impression. Importantly it doesn’t need to be complicated and you

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Professional interviews for graduates are often a new experience and naturally can be daunting! Acing an interview is all about being prepared, coming across as professional and doing lots of practise. Knowing what information to prepare and practise is the first step to ensure you put your best foot forward and make a strong first

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Interviews are about standing out from the crowd, obtaining information, and impressing your potential employer. They are also a two-way process, with the candidate equally interviewing the employer to ensure their company is the appropriate fit for them! With so much discussed in an interview and plenty of information to absorb, taking notes can be

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You’ve spent hours perfecting your resume, fine tuning your cover letter, and updating your LinkedIn profile. Now it’s time for the interview – the most important part of the job search process – and the best opportunity to sell yourself. So, how do you do it? For some, self-promotion is easy, but for many, not

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When Cassie Zhou graduated from PE, her professional life grew in leaps and bounds. Having proven her technical proficiency, and demonstrated skills that helped her to stand out from the crowd, Cassie was offered a job at PE upon completion of her internship. Her situation isn’t uncommon – more than 1 in 3 PE students are

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You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression, so it’s crucial to get this right in a job interview. It can be the difference between a successful interview and an unsuccessful one! Research indicates people will make up their minds about someone within the first seven seconds of meeting. Seven seconds… that’s

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The past 18 months has seen the way workplaces run change dramatically. A huge portion of the population currently works from home, meetings are more often virtual than not, and programs of all descriptions have adapted to be online… as has interviewing! Many job interviews are now conducted virtually using the likes of Microsoft Teams,

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