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Congratulations on being invited to interview for a position. Follow these four tips to succeed during your interview.
1. The One-Minute Resume
Example: Interviewing for a Project Manager position "For the last 15 years I have managed progressively larger and more challenging projects in the private sector. My most recently completed project was the successful opening of a major office building; this multi-million dollar project was multi-faceted and required extensive collaboration with the construction company, local government for permits and area businesses. I believe my prior work experience and education has prepared me well for a position with your agency. "
Develop and practice your One-Minute Resume, for these reasons:
Be careful not to brag - simply tell a short and concise story about yourself.
2. Interview Preparation
Believe that you are the best candidate for the job and maintain this positive attitude during the interview. Prepare for the interview by giving thought to some difficult questions that may be asked and how you might answer them. For example, the interviewer might ask you to â€śDescribe a challenging situation and how you handled it.â€ť
The more prepared you are, the more comfortable you will be during the interview. The interview is your turn to show all that is great about you â€“ your specific work experiences, your outcomes, and your approach to achieving those results. Remember, resumes don't hire, people do. So, let your preparation and positive attitude be the key to your success in an interview.
3. Day of the Interview
4. Interview Follow Up
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