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Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing a Job You'll Love by Sue Kaiden

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Ace the Interview

Thea Kelley

The entire interviewing process boils down to one question, whether it is asked in so many words or not: “Why should we hire you (instead of one of our other candidates)?”

This chapter will help you answer that question clearly, credibly, and memorably—not just when it’s specifically asked, but throughout your interview process, so that you stand out as “the one.”

Relax and Be Confident

Almost everyone is nervous about job interviews. It’s normal to have the jitters, or even to be downright scared. But it’s not helpful when you’re so anxious that you sweat heavily or your mind goes blank.

Relaxation exercises can help you stay calm before and during your interview. Search the Internet for “relaxation techniques ...

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