A recent candidate, successful at interview, shared with me the questions asked. We always strive to pick about 60-70% of the questions or question areas and of course the topics migrate over time. A question that has migrated away in recent times is the ‘drunk colleague’ question and so I […]
Congratulations to this week’s candidates
Two candidates had interviews this week and I am delighted to be able to congratulation them on being offered their jobs, both tertiary and both where they had competition to face and areas of lesser strength personally to overcome. They can be justifiably proud to have produced the right result […]
NHS Insight and Knowledge – How Much?
One way or another you are going to get asked questions that at least relate to the wider NHS and what’s happening to it. However, it’s also a big topic and you couldn’t possibly know everything there is to know and certainly not comprehensively and fluidly. That doesn’t make learning […]
Values-based Interviewing (VBI)
We get asked about this a great deal and it is an absolutely sacrosanct part of our coaching, as it is rapidly becoming the norm, either as the backbone of an interview or as a core part. Although it has long been a part of interviews in the commercial sector, […]
When do new key topics get asked about at consultant interviews?
This is an interesting topic and of course it very much depends. However, as you approach your interview preparation, you do kind of need to know what to research and what not to. There is no hard and fast rule to this because in truth it will depend very much […]