Changes between Version 11 and Version 12 of Career/101JobInterviewQuestions


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Feb 3, 2017, 1:05:37 AM (4 years ago)
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    591591* Avoid pointless flattery, show respect & ensure that the interviewer continues to like you.
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    593 [=#WhyYou ==== 55. Why should I choose you over other candidates?]
     593==== [=#WhyYou 55. Why should I choose you over other candidates?]
    594594//You probably have the skills to do this job, but what sort of person are you? What intangibles will you bring to the company?//
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    721721  * Learning about customers.
    722722  * Investigating the company's products or services.
    723 * Changes: loaded part of the question. Bring ideas to the table, don't be a bully. Words like evolve, examine, contribute & develop are more effective than change, overhaul, transfrorm & fix.
     723* Changes: loaded part of the question. Bring ideas to the table, don't be a bully. Words like evolve, examine, contribute & develop are more effective than change, overhaul, transform & fix.
    724724* Initiative is a key skill for managers. So, your answer should have a few substantive issues you're keen to dig into straight away.
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    729729**Tactic**: Arm yourself with knowledge about the company, so you cna offer evidence to prove you'll fit right in.
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    731 * Play it by ear based on whether you think this is about //you// or //the company//. i.e. if about your USP, see [#WhyYou //Why should I choose you over other candidates?//].
     731* Play it by ear based on whether you think this is about //you// or //the company//. i.e. if about your USP, see //[#WhyYou Why should I choose you over other candidates?]//.
    732732* Best answers offer a solid motivation for your interest in this specific job.
    733733* Ideal foundation would be if you were a long-time fan of the company or if you have a long-standing passion for the sector.
    734 * Blueprint is based on company's social media persence, website, mission statement, culture & what this company believes makes them stand out.
     734* Blueprint is based on company's social media presence, website, mission statement, culture & what this company believes makes them stand out.
    735735* Tie your skills, accomplishments & personality to what the org is known for - be careful not to oversell, else the answer will sound canned.
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    762762//Are you more charm than substance?//
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    764 **Tactic**: Try to avoid the distinction by framing "managing up" and "managing down" as different skill for different times & then focusing on which y ou've excelled at so far.
     764**Tactic**: Try to avoid the distinction by framing "managing up" and "managing down" as different skill for different times & then focusing on which you've excelled at so far.
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    766766* Good approach would be to bring up 360-degree reviews - these exercises evaluate managing up, down & sideways, & stress your fexibiilty in communicating well with people regardless of position in the hierarchy.
     
    773773==== 73. How does your personal social media presence affect your employer?
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