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Don't Wear Flip-Flops to Your Interview: And Other Obvious Tips That You Should Be Following to Get the Job You Want by Dr. Paul Powers

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Chapter 7

Making the Job Offer Happen

Waiting and hoping are not the job hunting skills that I want you to improve. I’m betting that you’re already pretty good in those departments. The professional job search requires many skills: self-assessment skills, research skills, organizational skills, telephone skills, administrative skills, marketing skills, communication skills, follow-up skills, and personal presentation skills. I’ve met many good job hunters who need improvement in each of these areas. But most of them, like you, are already pretty good at waiting and hoping for something good to happen. To get them from being good job hunters to being great job hunters, I often have to get them to back off of their hoping and waiting skills ...

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