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5. After the first interview: what next?

What’s in this chapter for you

  • Doing a post mortem
  • The art of second interviews
  • Passing tests
  • Taking online tests at home
  • Dealing with presentations
  • Group events
  • The job offer
  • Dealing with failure

‘I came out of the interview with my head spinning. I was sure it had gone well, even though I’d been grilled on my lack of experience. Little did I know what was to follow.’

Piet Kotowski, project manager

Undoubtedly you will come out of the interview feeling somewhat exhausted, and either elated or despondent, depending on how you felt it all went. Relax – you deserve it – and try to forget about it all…at least for half an hour!

Doing a post mortem

You do need to try to remember the pertinent details of ...

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