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Take your own inventory

Take your own inventory

Create an effective presentation of who you are and what you offer. Focus on your actual skills that go beyond your resumé.

Listing what is already on your resumé can narrow your chances. The hiring manager will evaluate your last job title against the position they're hiring for and may assume you're not the right fit if it doesn't align properly.

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Instead of answering, get them to talk first by asking what the range is for the job.

Two questions often seem to pop up.

  • Come prepared with questions and ensure you ask them. Failure to do so could cost you the job.
  • From when you arrive at your interview to when you leave is potentially part of the interview. Make every moment count.
  • Don't panic if you ...

  • "You have two teleportation devices—where do you place them and why?" is an entertaining question that helps to understand how a candidate thinks logically and imaginatively.
  • "If you were on an island and could only bring three things, what would you bring?"

Both the interviewer and the candidate should feel fully in the moment to bring out the best dialogue.

Nothing is more impressive than arriving at an interview and being prepared and well informed about the company - its values, goals, history, current events, and who you might be meeting with.

When a candidate is invited to an interview, the hiring manager automatically assumes they meet the basic skillset.

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