On the 2nd day of Christmas

On the 2nd day of Christmas

2 ways it works Understand the structure - in your research and prep, try to understand the structure of the company as well as where they sit in their market. Although you may have little experience at this stage, demonstrating this understand of what they do, who...

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Happy New YOU!

Happy New YOU!

The countdown to 2019 has begun and we are soooooo looking forward to enjoying this festive season.  Now is a great time to be ahead of the game… WHY does New Year new me have to start in January?? IT DOESN’T.So take charge of your life and the direction it's going...

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On the 3rd day of Christmas

On the 3rd day of Christmas

3 Updates Recent projects and new services - keep yourself up to date. Even if you don’t know too much about a company and what they do, showing curiosity in what they have been up to and asking questions will win points with the interviewer. So if they’re about to...

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On the 4th day of Christmas

On the 4th day of Christmas

4 Company Values Understand the Company Values - this is becoming more and more relevant, especially in graduate positions. Many companies will look as much at you as a person as they would at your experience or even direct suitability to the role. If they can see...

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On the 5th day of Christmas

On the 5th day of Christmas

Gold Things (…about yourself) ‘Tell me about yourself’ - the question that’s asked at pretty much every interview, but surprisingly difficult to answer at times. What do they want to hear? Job history? Skills and Experience? About my Life?. The truth is, it can be...

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On the 6th day of Christmas

On the 6th day of Christmas

6 candidates smiling Smile, and enjoy yourself - interviews are nerve wracking, stressful and sometimes intimidating. We’ve all been there. But look at it as an exciting opportunity to learn, challenge yourself and get your personality across. If you take a positive...

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On the 7th Day of Christmas

On the 7th Day of Christmas

Bodies Talking Body Language - ties in with the positive attitude. Sit up straight, shoulders back, make eye contact, give a firm handshake. All sound obvious and cliche but make a huge difference when selling yourself.

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Blind Dates

Blind Dates

Would you let YOUR recruiter go rogue? We at KAG Recruitment love a bit of rogue trading 😊 However, it's not for everyone and I personally wouldn’t recommend it if you have trust issues… At KAG we work very closely with our clients to really understand what works for...

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On the 8th day of Christmas

On the 8th day of Christmas

Singing Praises Acknowledge your shortcomings - don’t go in selling yourself short and downplaying achievements, on the contrary, sing your own praises. But take some time before hand to think about where the company might question your suitability or areas of your...

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