by Press Association February 28, 2018, 7:53 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Donald Trump’s long-time aide Hope Hicks has declined to answer questions about her time in the White House during a nine-hour, closed-door interview, saying she was advised not to. The House Intelligence Committee is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and any contacts between Mr Trump’s campaign and Russia. As one of Mr Trump’s closest aides, Hicks is a key witness to his actions over the past several years. She was his spokeswoman during the presidential campaign and is now White House communications director. The senior Democrat on the committee, Adam Schiff, said after the meeting that Ms Hicks answered questions about her role in Mr Trump’s campaign and answered some questions about the transition period between the election and the inauguration. But she would not answer any questions about events … [Read more...] about Trump aide declines to answer Russia panel questions about White House
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Home / News / Dundee by Reporter February 1, 2018, 6:00 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter A workshop teaching would-be police officers key interview skills will take place in Dundee next month. Police Scotland’s North Area recruitment team will be giving advice about how to best approach the force’s competency-based interview at Baluniefield Police Station, in Balunie Drive, on February 14. The event is open to unsuccessful candidates and those attending the stage two interview for the first time, either as a regular officer or a special constable. Inspector Irene Coyle said: “The competency-based interview is highly structured and can be quite unlike any interview candidates have experienced before. “The style of the interview requires candidates to demonstrate their skills against specific competencies Police Scotland is looking for. “Candidates are asked to do this using situational examples … [Read more...] about Wannabe cops to be given job interview advice in Dundee
IF you’re in the market for a new job, the beginning of a new year might be the ideal opportunity for a fresh start.January is a notoriously busy month for recruiters, as many Brits hunt for new positions in the hope of lifting their back-to work blues.Resignations and online job searches are at their highest in January, with many setting New Year Resolutions to finally pursue a new career.The thought of starting fresh may be exciting and daunting at the same time.But whether you want to set up your own business, switch industries, or get a pay rise and progress at your current job, we’ve teamed up with recruitment experts to get the advice for you.Updating your CV can seem like a boring task but first impressions count and it's the key to getting an interview - and it helps to do it before the January job rush when there's lots of other job-seekers looking to boost their career.Claire Harvey, from recruitment company REED North, said: "If you're looking for a new … [Read more...] about From the best apps to giving a good interview, experts share their top tips on how you can get a new job in 2018
VIEWERS are bracing themselves for even more awkwardness with The Apprentice’s infamous interview round, where candidates are given the dressing down of their lives.Alan Sugar‘s interviewers – Claude Littner, Claudine Collins, Linda Plant and Mike Soutar – are back this series and they have some serious questions for the so-called business experts. So, let’s find out about the dream team.Claude was born May 6, 1949, and is a British business executive and the former chairman of Viglen.He kicked off his TV career on The Apprentice as one of the official interviewers during the CV round of the show.When PR guru Nick left the show, Claude stepped into replace him.After training as an accountant, Claude developed a career as a turnaround specialist.It was in this role that he met Lord Alan Sugar, and agreed to chair a number of Sugar’s companies. In the early 1990s, Claude was chairman and chief executive of Amstrad International, Amstrad Spain and … [Read more...] about Who are The Apprentice 2017 interviewers? Mike Soutar, Claudine Collins and Linda Plant
When job applicants meet with Brendan Browne, head of recruiting at professional social network LinkedIn, they’re handed a marker and directed to a whiteboard.“What are you most passionate about?” he will ask the candidate, regardless of what position they are applying for.“Using the whiteboard, explain to me the process of how it works.”Mr Browne, who has been at the head of recruitment with LinkedIn since 2010, said it was intended to be open to interpretation.“Because it’s a situation that’s a bit ambiguous, they’re going to have to be really spontaneous,” he explained.He gave the example of a candidate who might love brewing beer in their free time — they would be expected to use the whiteboard to draw and explain the brewing process.He said he learned four things from the exercise - what the candidates care about most deeply, how well they can explain themselves, how they think about process, and how they deal … [Read more...] about Head of recruitment at LinkedIn reveals his favourite interview question – could you answer it?