Prepare for an Interview

The interview is a conversation with the employer where you have the opportunity to discuss your skills, ac- complishments, and experiences and relate them to the needs of the organization for which you are interview- ing. It is also a chance for you to learn more about the position and organization and consider whether the opportunity will be a good fit for you. If you approach the interview as a two-way street where both you and the employer are learning about each other, you may be less nervous, more prepared, and therefore more confident!

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How Can I Address Unrealistic Expectations During a Job Interview without Fear?

Sometimes, hiring managers and recruiters set application and job interview expectations that are just a little too hopeful – or much too hopeful!

One Twitter user, for instance, shared the following job posting example

“I saw a job post the …

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Veteran Careers: Positive Traits Veterans Should Stress in Interviews

This is the last of three posts on veteran careers, based on an interview I conducted with branding expert Lida Citroën that I conducted earlier this year. In the two previous posts, I focused on Citroën’s comments on some of …

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