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Watch Your Language: “I” Versus “We” in Job Interviews

Bad words

In your next job interview: watch your language.

I’m not referring to the swear words your parents scolded you for as a kid (although there’s absolutely NO room for them in job interviews, either).

The language I’m referring to is “I” and “My” statements instead of the word “We.” Many students and friends are coming to me to practice their interview skills. And their use of language when talking about their job responsibilities (no matter how impressive) isn’t working in their favor. Here’s why…   

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