Humres Recruitment Blog

Why The CV Is Still King In Construction

  Several years ago, local newspapers would have pages and pages of local vacancies, but recruitment, like anything has evolved over time and especially with the advent of new technology. For example, people now search for jobs on recruitment agency websites and job boards. But …

Are You Prepared For A Competency Based Interview?

Competency based interviews were developed over three decades ago by organisational psychologists and their popularity has grown rapidly since, with many companies and organisations using them in their recruitment process. Unlike traditional interview questions, competency based questions focus specifically on past performance, behaviours and actions. …

Dressing for the Interview

When interviewing for a position, it is best to be dressed in about the same manner as the person who is interviewing you. Being over or under-dressed tends to create a sense of “negative rapport” and will interfere with successful communication. If you are uncertain …

Interview Do’s and Don’ts

If you’re guilty of over-thinking interview preparation just bare these do’s and don’ts in mind to un-complicate the situation: Do: Ask for directions when making arrangements for the interview Greet the employer by his/her surname Dress and act conservatively and business-like Wait until you are …

Interview Preparation

Preparing for an Interview The first thing you must remember is a job interview is a business meeting, it’s not a casual meet and greet. From this meeting, each participant will make judgements and decisions about the other. It is your chance as an applicant …