Interviews

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Vault: Career Insider is an online tool that allows LSE students and alumni access to unlimited and comprehensive careers information and advice including: worldwide company and internship ranking and reviews industry guides, searchable by organisation, location and more career path guidance, including profiles about different occupations advice on resumes, cover letters, interviews and networking company profiles to help you when researching employers jobs and […]

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Video interviews – the why, what and how

Blog by LSE Careers consultant Maddie Smith: We’re seeing a year on year increase in the numbers of organisations using video interviews to conduct first round interviews so it’s important to be prepared. Video interviews (VIs) are not designed to catch you out. In much the same way as a telephone or other first round interview, recruiters are looking at how […]

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5 top tips for telephone interviews

Many employers use telephone interviews to screen applicants. Follow our five top tips to help you get through to the next stage of the recruitment process! 1. Prepare, prepare, prepare just as you would for any type of interview Research the sector, organisation and role and think about your genuine reasons for wanting the role. Review your application and think about which […]

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Succeeding at strengths based interviewing

What is it? Employers such as EY, Barclays, Aviva, Nestle and Standard Chartered use strengths based questions, instead of competency questions, to assess their candidates at interview. A strengths based interview focuses on your strengths and what you enjoy doing, rather than what you can do as in a competency interview. Everyone has strengths whereas not everyone has the necessary […]

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Interview advice and basics

‘Tell me a joke’ said the stern faced recruiter to the quaking candidate. Interviews are scary! Whether you’re facing your first or your twentieth, interviews have the power to make even the bravest of us nervous and tongue-tied. Whilst we can all prepare for the most obvious of questions there is always the fear of the unexpected: questions like the […]

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Clifford Chance Mock Interviews

Starts: 21 Nov 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 21 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
‘Sign up for application and interview advice with a graduate recruiter at Clifford Chance. Get feedback and tips before your assessment day.

Applications close Friday 17th November at midday.

You will be notified by Clifford Chance if you have secured an appointment by 12pm on Monday 20 Nov

Skills seminar: Commercial awareness in the legal sector

Starts: 22 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 17
Commercial awareness is one of the key attributes City law firms look for when acquiring talent, but it is an area where candidates frequently let themselves down. Join Hogan Lovells for an interactive seminar exploring the topic.

Generate: Social Enterprise Fair

Starts: 24 Nov 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 24 Nov 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 18
An opportunity to showcase your social enterprise project at our first ever Generate Social Enterprise fair

AIG Insight Session - Multicultural/Multifaith

Starts: 29 Nov 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Nov 2017 4:00 PM
AIG would like to invite you to their Insight Sessions, lead by the Employee Resource Groups (ERG). The sessions are designed to give an overview of what it means to work at AIG, providing the chance to network with employees and learn first-hand about the diverse career opportunities at AIG.

Meet an Alum - environment economics consulting

Starts: 30 Nov 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 30 Nov 2017 7:45 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation.

Meet an Alum - real estate finance

Starts: 30 Nov 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 30 Nov 2017 7:15 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation.

Skills seminar: Law interviews: How to prepare and perform well

Starts: 6 Dec 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Dec 2017 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 80
Interviews and assessment centres are the final part of law firms’ recruitment processes. This workshop will give you information on the different tasks usually involved, as well as hints and tips on how to prepare well for vacation scheme and training contract interviews.

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