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Focus on what you can control

Each company has their own style of recruiting process. Some have a maximum of four interviews while others, ten. However, this shouldn't get you down because that's something not within your control.

If you focus on what you can control you'll increase your positive energy and build momentum. Instead here are some things you can control:

  • Developing your resume and LinkedIn profile 
  • Scheduling meet-and-greet opportunities with people from your field
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Reaching out to references and encouraging them to be enthusiastic in talking about you

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