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Plagiarism in Competency-Based Interviews: Not a good idea

“Plagiarise, Plagiarise – but always call it research” (Professor Tom Lehrer, Harvard) There is a temptation to cut corners in a competency-based interviews – but plagiarism must be the most inadvisable strategy of them all. Your interview will be terminated if plagiarism is detected – but still people do it anyway – showing that they …

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You need more than a good story to succeed at Competency-Based Interviews.

They’re upping the ante on competency interviews….. No more is it the story but the context that matters. “Competency interviews are a breeze” they said ” just have one good example under competency, use the STAR format, and, bingo, the job is yours”. That might have been true one time but interviewees are now finding …

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Will you ever retire? Time to consider your Career and Life Plan.

  There are dark clouds on the horizon. Forecasts for the next couple¬† of years are not great. There’s talk of the return of inflation (remember rising prices?), supply problems (where have all the drivers gone?) and the demands of a rapidly ageing population. Lump in with that the death of the “job for life” …

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