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How to Stand Out in an Interview

How to Stand Out in an Interview
Let's face it, some interviews are about whether the finer details of your skills match what the employer needs but for graduates there is some great advice out there, especially for the assessment day kind of stuff: 1. In any 'group' activities immediately volunteer to be the timekeeper and then be self-aware in terms of getting too caught up in the 'right answer' to the exercise (the idea is actually to see how you all interact), let others fall into that trap and then use it to practice a bit of mediation; 2. If you get asked to talk about yourself in an introduction or in a proper presentation try to actually just be yourself here, at least in the sense that you should just talk about something that makes you comfortable and genuine in the act of communicating. They usually give a broad topic and your choice might have nothing to do with the firm (were you in a band when you were younger? 3. 4. 5.

The Interview Question You Should Always Expect - John Lees by John Lees | 11:26 AM November 4, 2011 Whether you are a new middle manager or a new President-elect, the common wisdom is that you have three months to make an impact in your new role. And yet when preparing for job interviews, candidates make the mistake of believing that most questions will be about their past experience, not what they plan to do once hired. New hires have to impress their bosses, peers, and employees in less time than it takes some of us to arrange a meeting. First, approach this question — and indeed, every interview question — as an audition. Second, beware of extremes. At the other end of the spectrum is the candidate who tells the organisation every mistake it’s making and offers to give things a pretty big shake-up — usually enough to put the interviewers’ backs up. The best answers take a middle ground, effectively saying, “Yes, I will learn and listen, but I will also get on with things.” Finally, think about your presentation. Analysis.

The Interview Expert: How to get the job you want: John Lees: 9780273762553: How to Create More Margin in Your Life The last five weeks have been incredibly busy for me. My new book, Platform, launched on May 22. My daughter Madeline got married the next weekend. Photo courtesy of © Since then, I have done seventy-three radio, podcast, magazine, and newspaper interviews. To be honest, it has been overwhelming, especially because I am committed to keeping up with my blog and podcasting. I realized that if I didn’t take action now and regain control of my calendar, the train was going to come off the tracks. So, I went back and reviewed my Ideal Week (see image below). I didn’t worry about how I was going to make it happen; I first needed clarity about what I wanted my calendar to look like. In a word, I needed margin. In his excellent book, Margin: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives, Richard Swenson, M.D. describes margin like this: Margin is the space between our load and our limits. Margin is not something that just happens.

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