News and Updates from FWA
Most candidates are faced with anxiety and nerves before and during an interview, wondering if they are saying the right things, reacting quickly enough to the interviewer’s questions, if the gleam of sweat lying on their brow and sticky hands have been noticed, and are coming across like a worthy employee. With all this and more going on in a candidates head whilst answering tricky questions, it is likely they feel they are being interrogated which will result in an unsuccessful interview on both parts.
No organisation wants an interview to end with both participants feeling that it didn’t go well. The candidate could leave with a bad impression of the firm or company, it could seem like an unorganised, unfriendly place to work.
Interviewers can help put candidates at ease during an interview easily by making it their mission to bring a shy candidate out of their shell. It only takes a few simple adjustments to their technique and some genuine interest and sincerity in what the candidate is saying. You need to get the best out of the Interviewer to get the best of the candidate.
Remember that a new employee’s first day isn’t their first official day; their first day is the day they first engage with you in the hiring process, that’s when their experience with you starts. Make it a good one.
This week is Men’s Health Week and we aim to raise awareness of preventable health problems that disproportionately affect men and encourage them to tackle their issues. We support The Men’s Health Forum (https://www.mhwshow.co.uk/mens-health-week-2020-mental-health/) #MensHealthAndTheInternet campaign and have detailed useful tips below on better ways to manage your technology. Take regular breaks from your smartphone each […]
With this week officially been National Work Life Week, we thought we would share some of the ways FWA supports its employees in having a positive work/life balance. With half of our employees having young families FWA realises the importance of a successful work/life balance and how it effects employee morale and performance. We spoke […]
As we reflect on the past two years, we have all adapted our working and social lives in unimaginable ways. Workplaces, as well as society have had to act fast and be open to change. We have seen great strength in all our clients and candidates who continue to show resilience, innovation and collaboration. Frasia […]