Tag Archives: Recruitment

Sexist, racist and inappropriate interview questions……….this is the 21st century!!!!!!!!!

Ten shocking (and some illegal) questions graduates have actually been asked in job interviews “Can you wear more make-up next time?” and other offensive questions candidates have actually been asked. As if job interviews weren’t scary enough, it seems companies are … Continue reading

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Dogs help Edinburgh Napier University to interview potential students

    Labrador Belle meets a student. A Scottish university is bringing in dogs to help interview potential students to see if they are suitable for a veterinary course. Students applying for Edinburgh Napier University’s vet nursing course must go … Continue reading

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Attractive people more likely to get job offers…………so what’s new?

Nailing that job application really is a beauty contest: Researchers say ‘attractive’ people are more likely to get the job over those seen as ugly Forget qualifications and knowing someone in a company to get you further on in your … Continue reading

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