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Make a Connection

Depending on how popular or sought after the job you are interviewing for is you will
have a lot of competition for a few positions.  A stellar interview is crucial to make you
stand out from the rest of the crowd.  To give yourself an added edge and cement yourself
in your interviewer’s mind, try to make a personal connection with them at some point in
the interview.

A personal connection can take numerous forms.  If you are in the interviewer’s office
and they have a picture of a sailboat on their wall (and you happen to love sailing), make
an appropriate comment that identifies you as a sailor too.  This may not put you above
others more qualified than you but it will help you to stand out amongst those you are in
direct competition with. Continue reading

July 26, 2008 Posted by | Job interview | , , , | Leave a comment