How to survive a hostile job interview

Recruitment specialist Candice Martin has emphasized the importance for job seekers to conduct thorough research before they are interviewed for a job.

Martin was speaking to #NightTalk's Gugs Mhlungu and Sizwe Dhlomo about how one can best get through a hostile job interview.

You are a lot less nervous when you understand who you're meeting with

Candice Martin, recruitment specialist

According to Martin, its is much easier today for job seekers to find resources to research the company and the panel which will be interviewing them.

She says this is an important undertaking, as job seekers will have the confidence to navigate any challenges they might face during a job interview.

I think when it comes to asking why you applied for the position, its really a sense to get where you're at and whether you've seriously considered the opportunity

Candice Martin, recruitment specialist

According to Martin, historically, there are common questions that are asked in job interviews.

But she says that companies that are forward thinking are starting to ask different questions in job interviews.

Listen to the conversation below:

Watch Candice Martin describing some of the innovations that are going into CV writing:

Listeners on #NightTalk also shared some of their experiences of of being in hostile job interviews...


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