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Interview Magic , 2nd Edition by Susan Britton Whitcomb

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Chapter15Prepare for Industry-Specific Questions (ISQs)

The greatest problem in communication is the illusion that it has been accomplished.

—George Bernard Shaw

Bob, determined to do well on his interview for a land surveyor position, thoroughly prepared himself for frequently asked questions. His responses to “Why should we hire you?” “Tell me about yourself,” “Where do you see yourself in five years?” and “What are your greatest strengths/weaknesses?” were eloquent examples of how to do it right. What’s more, he dressed appropriately and exuded confidence.

But Bob didn’t get the job.

Why? Because he fell short on answers to industry-specific ...

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