cactus blog

17/03/2020

Excite and Delight

Interviewing is a 2 way street, the candidate has to perform so you choose them, however, you too have to perform so they choose you - in some circles there seems to be the (outdated) school of though…

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10/03/2020

Dress to Impress!

What should I wear to an Interview?

Well it’s not always easy to know what is appropriate attire for an interview? Some companies are positively ‘put off’ by a suit, but others feel it’s an absolute …

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27/02/2020

Top 10 Awkward Interview Moments

Job interviews can be a terrifying experience, yet a memorable experience for the wrong reasons. We had an idea at Cactus HQ to publish our top 10 awkward moments from our candidates’ and a few from o…

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19/02/2020

How to nail the behavioural interview

  • Take a blank piece of paper and write down between 10-20 examples from your education, work experience, community work, charity etc. of where you added value in a positive way.
  • Now using the STAR f…

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04/02/2020

You got me at “Hello”!

In the ever-increasing quest for skills and talent it’s becoming vital that potential employers know how to engage with potential employees. You can usually tell fairly quickly if you have a candidate…

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