Author Archive | Soumaya Benyassine

What does your Handshake say about you?

You don’t realise how much you communicate through a simple handshake. The Fail-Safe Connect the web between your index finger and thumb firmly with the other person’s and pump two or three times. This is confident and always appropriate. The Rubber Glove While shaking hands, cover the other person’s hand with your left hand. A […]

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How do I manage luncheon interviews?

Corporate lunches have been in existence for years and now a new trend is emerging in Sydney, ‘luncheon interviews’. From PA to management roles, it’s not only great time saver but also an opportunity to evaluate a candidate’s skills in a social environment. Dining with a prospective employee allows employers review your interpersonal skills in […]

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Don’t interview, have a conversation instead – Part 2

Wikipedia defines an interview as a conversation between 2 or more people. Why then are we satisfied by only answering questions and come away thinking it was a great interview? The key to a successful interview is to also ask relevant questions. Once again instead of rubbing the magic lamp, the Quay Appointments’ genie brings you a […]

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