• Michael Clague
    Jun 17TH, 2014

    How To Impress In A Telephone Interview

    Whenever I am planning to fill a key role in one of my businesses I always prefer to meet any potential candidates on at least one or two occasions. This always helps because you can learn as much about a person from their demeanour and body language as from what they are actually saying to […]

  • Michael Clague
    May 13TH, 2014

    5 Questions Great Job Candidates Ask

    Be honest. Raise your hand if you feel the part of the job interview where you ask the candidate, “Do you have any questions for me?” is almost always a waste of time. Thought so. The problem is most candidates don’t actually care about your answers; they just hope to make themselves look good by […]

  • Michael Clague
    Mar 31ST, 2014

    Job Interview: Why Only 3 Questions Really Matter

    In the below article, enterprise performance professional Bernard Marr shares his thoughts on the most important questions an interviewee should prepare for. His questions centre around three primary areas of synergy and whilst one could argue there are some key areas missing from his piece, I do think his points are very valid both from the recruiting […]

  • Michael Clague
    Mar 24TH, 2014

    Becoming a Better Judge of People

    This is one of my favourite articles on what companies should be  looking for in their ideal candidates – specifically focusing on the soft qualities which can only really be viewed in face-to-face encounters (possibly via telephone or Skype for experienced people leaders). It lends itself in many respects to the EQ of a candidate  and […]