Interview Ellis Fox Blog

What interviewers want to know about you

Sitting down to an interview, a common question interviewers ask is: “Tell me about yourself.” For candidates who haven’t prepared for the question, it can be overwhelming. The question is so broad, where do you start? To help you answer this and other interview questions, […]

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What you bring Ellis Fox Blog

What do you bring?

As much as it’s a job seekers market, companies are still looking for value. When they’re hiring for a new role, one of the most important questions they’re asking of each candidate are: What do you bring to the role? What skills, what knowledge? What […]

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Company interview fails Ellis Fox blog

How to write a CV

A short overview discussion on what to focus on to write a successful CV

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Senior role interview Ellis Fox Blog

How to sell yourself in an interview

Simple guidelines on how to sell your skills and expertise in an interview

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Interview Ellis Fox Blog

How to discern if a candidate has the right skills

Top 3 interview tips to find out more about a candidates skills and experience and if they’re the right fit for a job.

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Interview confidence Ellis Fox Blog

How to respond to interview questions with confidence

Being asked to talk about yourself is such a broad question, yet it’s the default that most interviews start with. For candidates it’s awkward to answer because although it may seem like a logical starting point, do you talk about skills, success, interests, or career […]

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Company interview fails Ellis Fox blog

Common ways companies lose opportunities to hire great candidates

Last week’s article on interviewing seemed to hit a nerve, if the feedback from my network is anything to go by. Several people shared their bad interviewing experiences. It’s a very real reminder that the small things that companies do, and don’t think matter, are […]

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Interview Ellis Fox Blog

Main Contractors – Do you need to rethink how you interview?

When hiring, there’s no question that companies want to attract the best candidates to choose from. Creating a job description, reviewing CV’s and holding interviews may be a normal part of that. But where many companies fall short is how they structure the interview process, […]

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Confident return workplace Ellis Fox Blog

How to return to the workplace with confidence

The reasons people take a gap in their career are becoming increasingly diverse. From family responsibility, personal illness, travel sabbaticals, or further study, a gap in in a CV is neither unusual nor something to count against candidates. Companies are realising that people are prioritising […]

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Interview prep Ellis Fox Blog

Interview research and preparation made easier

Even if you’re advanced in your career, interview preparation is not something to be skipped. Certainly as a senior professional you may not have hours of spare time to research the company you’re interviewing with, but that doesn’t mean you need to wing it. By […]

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