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Answering Interview Questions Like “Where Do You See Yourself In Five Years?

Answering Tricky Interview Questions Like Where Do You See Yourself In Five YearsMost of us hate the question, ‘Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years time?” I remember being asked it, shortly after graduation, and being literally dumbstruck. It can be a killer question.

So why ask?

It can be a great question to really highlight the future ambitions of the candidate sitting in front of you.  If you have prepared for this question you can really highlight how your ambition fits with the agency you are applying to work within, and demonstrate your understanding of the role.… Read more

Beating Interview Nerves: Creatively

Beating Interview Nerves CreativelyNerves can get the better of even the most confident of people.  I know in the past, when I have been for an interview, I have been the victim of cotton wool mouth and shaking knees.

In fact, I found, the more interested in the role, the more nervous I became.

Apparently, inability to form sentences is not on many hirers most wanted list.

You can reduce susceptibility to nerves by ensuring you are perfectly prepared for the meeting. Knowing everything about the agency, the hiring manager, and your own background means you should enter the interview suite feeling like you have done all you can in advance.… Read more

Holiday Pay, Overtime and Commission: Making Sense of Annual Leave

Holiday Pay Overtime and Commission Making Sense of Annual LeaveThe calculation of holiday pay and overtime can be a little confusing, particularly when you are employing members of staff who are working different hours. It is important to get it right though and, in my experience we sometimes find it to be more difficult than it really needs to be. As an employer you need to have good knowledge of the fundamental elements of holiday pay, overtime and commission, so you don’t make any errors and you can answer any queries your employees may have.… Read more