Job Advice & Preparation

Our motto: We are passionate about connecting the right people.

Therefore, our obvious goal is to help you find the right role!  And we have the right tools to help you get there.

Assist you in finding the right role

Right role? By right role we mean one that you look forward to each day. One that you find operates in a way that naturally matches your preferred style and ways of working, and fits with your personality and values.

Interview Advice & Preparation

When you finally secure that job interview, the worst mistake you can make is just trying to “wing it,” no matter your level of experience or the skills you possess. Interviewing requires preparation, and those that put in the effort are much more likely to get the job they desire.

  • Analyse the job + do your research

Ensure to read the job  description thoroughly, research the company website & find any general information online about the business. Make sure to also take note of any tips your Staffnode recruiter has given you.

  • Match the role

Make a list of your talents and match them to the job requirements. These might include skills, qualities, certifications, experiences, professional qualifications, abilities, technical skills etc. You can bring up some of these qualities when you explain to the employer why you are a great fit for the job.

  • Get your interview clothes prepared

Don’t wait until the last minute to make sure your interview clothes are ready. Regardless of the type of job you’re interviewing for, that first impression should be a great one. When dressing for an interview for a professional position, dress accordingly in business attire.

  • What to bring to an interview

Items to bring include a portfolio with extra copies of your resume and

It is important to not bring your mobile phone (or at least turn your phone off), a cup of coffee, chew gum, or bring anything else beyond yourself and your credentials.

  • Interview etiquette

Remember to greet the receptionist, your interviewer, and everyone else you meet politely, pleasantly, and enthusiastically.

During the interview, watch your body language – shake hands firmly and make eye contact as you articulate your points. Pay attention, be attentive, and look interested. This is something you can work on in your practice interviews.

  • Directions

One of the most important aspects of a job interview is turning up on time! We cannot stress how important it is to know where to go for your job interview – ahead of time. We advise to perhaps go the day before to see where the location is and where you can park your car. The last thing you need on the day of your interview is the stress of finding the location, parking and being late!

  • Listen and ask questions

During a job interview, listening is just as important as answering questions. If you’re not paying attention, you’re not going to be able to give a good response. It is very advisable to prepare some examples of relevant beforehand.

Follow up

We want to know how your interview went! It is important to speak via telephone post interview as it assists us with your interview process by providing us relevant feedback.

LinkedIn Profile Assistance

Whether you’re job hunting, gathering leads, or networking in your industry, having a professional, eye-catching LinkedIn profile is an excellent idea to make sure that you can be found by the right people at the right time.

If you need assistance in creating a standout profile, email us at