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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 8

Getting the Deal Done

Many job hunters make the mistake of letting down their guard and reducing their energy level and focus once they have a job offer in hand. This is quite understandable because just getting to this critical point has required quite a bit of energy and focus. This is a strategic error, however, because the hiring process is not yet complete. Naturally, your emotions are engaged at this point: relief, thankfulness, appreciation, excitement, pride, and enthusiasm. It makes sense that you’d like to just put this difficult task behind you, but this is not the time to let your emotions rule the day. You need to stay cool, collected, and focused on getting the best deal you can. And in this chapter I will teach you ...

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