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PREPARE FOR THE INTERVIEW Like the President Prepares for a Press Conference
The president has an answer ready for every question they throw at him.
You need to be prepared for every question as well.

SCARY INTERVIEW QUESTIONS:
"Tell Me About an Error that You Made" ...
"Tell Me about Your Biggest Weakness"
These questions scare the bejimpererers out of a job hunter. Don't wimp out when given them. Instead, tell about an error you've made or weakness, and then tell how you've learned from that error, or learned how to counterbalance that weakness. You'll show that you're confident and self-aware.


Interview DO'S & DON'TS
Avoiding the mistakes that most job hunters make when interviewing.

Interviewing Trap: Beware of ALWAYS AGREEING with Your Interviewer
Sharp interviewers will mix some trick questions in with the straightforward ones. If you agree with everything the interviewer says because you think you should, you may make the wrong impression.

Never Accept a COUNTER OFFER!
Most executives who accept counter offers are no longer with that employer 12 to 18 months later.  They find that the problems that caused them to resign are still there, despite the promises to change them.  In addition, those who accept counter offers find that they become suspect, and are placed on the slow track at their companies.

Guide to MEN'S INTERVIEW ATTIRE
A quick and simple guide on how to make yourself look like you're worth the $250,000 that the job you're interviewing for will pay, from suit to shoes, as well as your watch and briefcase.

Aw, C'Mon - PUT ON A TIE for an Interview
Overdressing for an interview is unlikely to kill you. Underdressing will. Wear a suit or the woman's equivalent thereof for an interview, whether it's with an employer, a recruiter or a networking contact. Don't take the risk of dressing business casual, or you could be casually dumped. 

IF YOU NAME SOMETHING AS AN ISSUE, It Just Became One
If you bring up a potential drawback in the interview, you automatically bring it to the forefront and make it a drawback.

Interviewing tip:  SHUT UP! ... in other Words, Keep Your Answers Brief
Most candidates don't know when to stop talking.

BEWARE of Doing a QUICK DIAGNOSIS of a Prospective Employer at the Interview
Keep your mouth shut when interviewing rather than give advice on how to better manage a  company when interviewing. Few candidates know enough about the company's unique problems to provide off-the-top-of-their-heads solutions in the brief time available  during an interview.

THANK YOU NOTES: In Writing, Not by Email
Stand out from the others by sending a written thank you note after your interview.

A WOMAN'S GUIDE TO DRESSING for a Job Interview
A woman needs to walk a fine line between looking borderline masculine and looking like Cinderella attending a fairy tale gala. The key is to dress conservatively, not flashy, while still looking feminine.
MEN'S TIPS ON DRESSING for the Job Interview from Ask Andy About Clothes.
Andy Gilchrist, publisher of the world's most visited site on men's fashion, provides insights on how to look good at a job interview.



 
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