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Let’s face it, employers know that many candidates exaggerate or even lie in job interviews. You know you’re honest, but how could they know? Many candidates lie in interviews. Even if you weren’t lying, many of the claims job seekers make are matters of opinion. Why should the interviewer trust your opinion of yourself? I […]Continue reading
To really stand out in a job interview, you need to know your the top 5 (or top 3 or whatever) “selling points” – the qualities or facts that will make the interviewer’s eyes light up – and to proactively emphasize them right from the start. In a new podcast on CareerCloud, I discussed how […]Continue reading
Long, rambling answers – padded with repetition and irrelevant information – don’t win job interviews. If the interviewer is bored, they won’t remember you afterwards. Or they might remember you as “the last person I want to listen to in staff meetings!” We all know it’s better to answer interview questions concisely. Easier said than […]Continue reading
You’re an intelligent, talented professional. You’re no beginner – you don’t make the obvious job interview mistakes like being late or leaving your phone on. But you’re not getting offers. Let’s check your interview skills. Chances are good you’re not doing all of the following. Are you… …emphasizing your key selling points? Do you know […]Continue reading
Was it about job interviews that someone once said “There is no glory in practice, but without practice, there is no glory”? It may not initially seem like fun to do mental practice for job interviews, even if you know that mental rehearsal can dramatically improve your performance, as it does for famous musicians and […]Continue reading
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