5 PRINCIPLES TO SUCCEED IN THE INTERVIEW , [ PRINCIPLE 2] MAKE THEM SELL THEMSELVES TO YOU
Don’t try too hard to sell yourself during interviews. Instead, make them sell themselves to you. This can work like a charm. Suppose the person interviewing you says, ” We have many outstanding candidates for this position. Why should we consifer you?”
Instead of getting defensive and trying to receive to recite a list of your best qualities – a strategy that is doomed to failure – use a little reverse psychology . You can say,” You obviously have a top firm [ or university] and you deserve someone outstanding for this position . Could you tell me a little bit about the kind of person you really want ? Then I’ll tell you about myself so we can see whether or not I might fill the bill.
Once you learn about the kind of person the firm is looking for – someone who’s honest, hardworking, creative, or whatever –…
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