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10 Tips for Interviewing for a Role in Defence Industry

By Kinexus on 11 October 2018
Job interviews are one of the most important stages of any job application process. Interviews help a prospective employer build their knowledge of you and get a sense of whether you are a good fit for their organisation. This is particularly important in Defence Industry, where collaboration and cohesion are key to project delivery. How you come across in an interview represents what an employer can expect from you moving forward, so it’s imperative you put your best foot forward from the very start. To make the most of the current and upcoming opportunities, follow these ten tips for interviewing in Defence Industry.
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Four Vital Interview Tips for Defence Industry

By Kinexus on 26 April 2018
As Defence Industry grows and searches for the talent needed to deliver its upcoming projects, it is increasingly becoming a candidate’s market. High-quality applicants are getting responses more frequently when looking for work. But don’t be fooled, that doesn’t mean you will be able to walk into any role you like. Defence Industry knows what it wants from its candidates and isn’t afraid to wait for the right person to come along. That might be you; but if you don’t know how to conduct yourself in an interview, you might miss the opportunity. There is a lot of information out there on how to do well in interviews, from preparation tips, to how to answer common interview questions; but Defence Industry is a complex beast with its own requirements. To avoid disappointment and ensure you are putting your best foot forward in any Defence Industry interview, follow these four key guidelines.
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The 7 Interview Tips You Need to Know

By Kinexus on 16 August 2016
Just because you have all the right experience for a role, doesn’t mean that you will secure it over the competition. Cultural fit and personality matches aside, it will be the job seeker who articulates their experience best who will have a huge advantage.
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How to Answer Illegal Interview Questions

By Kinexus on 16 August 2016
A friend of mine went for an interview recently. When I asked her how it went, the word she used was awkward. What do you mean it was awkward? Well, the interviewer asked me how old I was…then if I had kids….then if I was planning on having kids… As I rolled my jaw up off the ground and tried to wipe the look of disbelief that had steadily planted itself across my face I splutter out – she said what? We all prepare for the commonly asked interview questions. But what do you say when someone asks you an illegal question? The ones they aren’t supposed to? You know, – how old are you? What’s your religion? When are you planning on having kids?
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Ace Your Next Interview

By Kinexus on 16 August 2016
Here at Kinexus, we know a thing or two about interviews – we’ve seen every kind of candidate and interview situation under the sun, and we know what it is that employers look for in an interview. More often than not, it’s little things that make the difference between a good interview and a great one. So we’ve put our heads together and come up with this list of tips and tricks to help you stand out from the rest and ace your interviews!
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Late for a Meeting? 5 Excuses Not to Use

By Kinexus on 16 August 2016
There’s nothing worse than people being late to a meeting, or worse; not turning up at all. I think I have probably heard every ‘sorry I’m late’ excuse under the sun. There are some common lines we hear a lot, some of the time these are true so I am not painting everyone with the same brush, but the regularity in which we hear them, it would be safe to assume that sometimes people are ‘bending the truth’.
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8 Tips to Win Over Any Interview Panel

By Kinexus on 16 August 2016
Panel interviews are tough. Not only do you have all the usual interview fears, but you have the added pressure of extra eyes on you, a range of agendas, multiple opinions and several people shooting questions at you. Whilst most companies do one-on-one interviews, panel interviews still happen. This is often due to time and availability restraints or reflects a company culture focussed on collaboration and teamwork.
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What Not to Say in an Interview

By Kinexus on 16 August 2016
You’ve made it to the interview stage. Congratulations! You’re one step closer to landing your next exciting job opportunity. However; the next ‘interview stage’, can feel like the most stressful and important part, especially when all the words that come out of your mouth will be analysed and assessed. This is your chance to shine and make your future employer realise why they need you on their team. But say the wrong things here, and your chances of landing that job will diminish. An interview is just a like a first date; where both parties are getting to know each other a little better. Although everyone should aim to be themselves, here are a few things not to say or bring up in your interview.
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