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Use the rule of 3 to give your career an Olympic boost


Adapted from citius altius fortius. empathy2016. lviv. by Yaroslav F.

As something that I usually mention in interview preparation with students and graduates, I’ve been thinking about writing a post on the rule of 3 for a while. Being reminded of the Olympic motto, with its focus on aiming high and continuous improvement, this weekend prompted me to get it written.

The Olympic motto; “Citius, Altius, Fortius”, meaning “Faster, Higher, Stronger”, is one example of the rule of 3. Think how often popular phrases, soundbites from famous speeches or advertising slogans are comprised of 3 words or parts.

You can find examples in pretty much any area of life, Continue reading

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How to ACE Telephone interviews – Autumn Career Essentials

We are pleased to invite you to a telephone interview on Friday 9 November at 2.00pm. The interview will last for approximately 25 minutes.  If you are not available at this time, contact our HR department immediately to arrange another date.

Yes! Cue much air punching and self-congratulation until there’s a sudden icy feeling in your stomach……. A telephone interview: How does that work?

Answer: Exactly like a face-to-face interview but with some significant advantages in your favour Continue reading


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