HOW TO GET AHEAD: TALK IT UP - Tackling those tricky interview questions. This week: ’What would you consider your best achievement?’

’Er, I organised a darts match in the student bar and we raised 15 quid for beers,’ isn’t going to cut the mustard here.

’Er, I organised a darts match in the student bar and we raised 15

quid for beers,’ isn’t going to cut the mustard here.



Try exaggerating: ’I raised a substantial sum organising a charity

sports day.’



Failing that, the old ’I pulled off a really tough deal in my last job’

chestnut will probably serve you well



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