Job interviews are complicated – no doubt about it. So much information to remember and to articulate… so much to get perfect and so much can go wrong.
I often get questions from readers asking for job interview tips. I thought it might help to provide a guide to what I look for when I interview job candidates. Obviously each interviewer and industry is different, but these tips offer general interview advice that should work for most people.
So with that in mind, this is what I would look for if you walked into my office for a job interview:
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