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The ultimate guide to weird interview questions

With decades in the business, Tiger’s consultants have seen and heard it all when it comes to interview questions. Back in 2015, we noted that there’d been an increase in left of centre queries, with interviewers trying to elicit a completely honest response from candidates by catching them off guard. Three years later and weird

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How to stand out from the crowd as a graduate

When competing for your first graduate role, distinguishing yourself from your peers can be harder than first thought. If you are sitting at similar life stages to everyone else, how do you convince a potential employer that you’re the right person for the role? It all comes down to planning – the quest to stand

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The art of the handshake with William Hanson

Earlier this year, Tiger Private hosted William Hanson, one of the leading experts in etiquette, at an intimate event for Tiger’s candidates. During the night, he covered a range of topics, including the difference between manners, etiquette and protocol; the perfect handshake; how to meet and greet, and small talk. He left each attendee with

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How you’ll know if a job is right for you

In an employers’ jobs market, where there are many qualified applicants for every job opening, candidates may overlook the importance of ensuring the job is the right one for them. It is essential that you consider whether all elements of the position you are applying for is a good fit for you – beyond the

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Collaborative recruitment: 4 reasons why you should embrace it

Acquiring suitable talent is a challenge for businesses of all sizes. If it’s not a core responsibility, hiring can be considered a burden to hiring managers who are juggling their day jobs alongside filtering through applications, conducting interviews and making hiring decisions. Collaborating with other members of staff – both senior and junior – throughout

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Five talking points you should always bring up in interview

You’ve registered with your recruiter, your CV has been sent to the hiring manager and you’ve secured an interview. Congrats! The next step involves preparing for an interview. We all know this can take time to do properly, especially if you haven’t met your interviewer before and are unsure of what to expect from the

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Five ways you can research a company’s background before an interview

Preparing for an interview is an essential requirement if you want to receive a job offer. Among other tasks, there’s the reading through the job description, familiarising yourself with your CV, considering your answers to potential interview questions, and the list goes on. Equally important is the researching of your potential employer. Why? For one,

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How to excel in a Skype interview

Skype interviews are becoming a more common and acceptable practice in contemporary hiring processes, and are even a go-to first choice in some instances – especially at first-stage interview. Using Skype, as opposed to the telephone, is a preference for many as Skype allows you to see the other person and their mannerisms while you

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A guide to interview follow up

When most of us walk out of a job interview, it’s not uncommon to breathe a sigh of relief. Regardless of whether it went well or not, it can be tricky to judge the right protocol with following up. Is it better to do nothing, and wait for interviewers to get in touch with you?

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Five ways to outsmart your interviewer

When you interview for a role that you really want, you simply can’t afford to bring anything less than your A-Game to the meeting. I’m sure that you will have read the job description carefully, picked your lucky outfit, and prepared your answers to their prospective questions. For some, that may be enough. But just

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