5 Flights & An Interview...In Less Than 24 Hours
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I recently took a trip out to Dallas, TX for an internship interview, this was my first ever "business" trip. These are four things I thought would be useful for others to know when taking such trips.

I recently took a trip out to Dallas, TX for an internship interview, this was my first ever "business" trip. These are four things I thought would be useful for others to know when taking such trips.

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  • 1. 5 Flights & An Interview...In Less Than 24 Hours 4t ips for trips like this A dying of boredom Production
  • 2. A little while ago I got flown out to Dallas, TX for an interview with a really cool company
  • 3. In less than 24 hours I traveled from AlbuquerqueTucson Dallas
  • 4. In less than 24 hours I traveled from Albuquerque TucsonHere Dallas
  • 5. In less than 24 hours I traveled from 316 Miles 316 Miles Albuquerque Tucson To hereHere Dallas
  • 6. In less than 24 hours I traveled from 316 Miles 587 Miles 903 Miles Albuquerque Tucson To hereHere Dallas Then to here
  • 7. In less than 24 hours I traveled from 316 Miles 587 Miles 903 Miles Albuquerque The Cowboys... Tucson To here ahahahahaHere Dallas Then to here
  • 8. In less than 24 hours I traveled from 316 Miles 587 Miles 587 Miles 1490 Miles Back to here Albuquerque The Cowboys... Tucson To here ahahahahaHere Dallas Then to here
  • 9. In less than 24 hours I traveled from 316 Miles 587 Miles 587 Miles Then to here 483 Miles 1973 Miles Back to here Albuquerque The Cowboys... Tucson To here ahahahahaHere Dallas Then to here
  • 10. In less than 24 hours I traveled from 316 Miles 587 Miles 587 Miles Then to 483 Miles here 364 MilesHo me Back to 2,337 Miles! ! here Albuquerque The Cowboys... Tucson To here ahahahahaHere Dallas Then to here
  • 11. In less than 24 hours I traveled from 316 Miles 587 Miles 587 Miles Then to Thats like 483 Miles here 97 MPH! 364 MilesHo me Back to 2,337 Miles! ! here Albuquerque The Cowboys... Tucson To here ahahahahaHere Dallas Then to here
  • 12. These are 4 things I thought would be useful for otherinterviewees to know
  • 13. #1Be Prepared
  • 14. Digging through your desk the day of take-off to find your resume isn’t a good idea
  • 15. If the company asksfor paperwork & stuff, get it done...early!
  • 16. If the company asksfor paperwork & stuff, get it done...early! And early doesn’t mean a few hours before the plane leaves!
  • 17. #2Bring stuff to ea t!
  • 18. #2Bring stuff to ea t! his m ight OK, t be be tter
  • 19. Between running from Airpor t
  • 20. Between running from Airpor t
  • 21. Between running from Airpor t Interview
  • 22. Between running from Airpor t Interview Airport
  • 23. Between running from Airpor t I was starving! Interview Airport
  • 24. So bring some source of energy... otherwise you’ll end up eating a lot of these
  • 25. Oh, and none of theseYou cant afford to crash,you have to look good at all times
  • 26. #3Pac k light
  • 27. Take only the absolute necessary...You’ll get through security quicker and your head will hurt less
  • 28. But bring something to keep you entertained on flights... Books! Tunes! Some really good ones!
  • 29. But bring something to keep you entertained on flights... Books! Tunes! Some really good ones! Even if your the social butterfly the people sitting next to you might not be
  • 30. #4SLEEP!
  • 31. If you’re prepared you wont beup all night before the interview
  • 32. If you’re prepared you wont beup all night before the interview Last thing you want is to walk in looking like this...
  • 33. So catch some ZZZZzzzzzzz’s You’ll look better and like yourself a lot more
  • 34. Hope these pointers help!Good luck with your interview!
  • 35. Can you guess what company I interviewed with? (Hint: the color of the slides) Comment below or tweet me with the right answer...I’ll give you a high five...if we ever meet :) Thanks for checking this out! @ataleb52 ahmadtaleb.com
  • 36. Thank you to all these folks and my brother Amer for letting me use their pics http://www.flickr.com/photos/mollyeh11/21666735/sizes/o/in/ photostream/ - Tucson Tower http://www.flickr.com/photos/monkeyc/128597246/sizes/o/in/photostream/ - Back of Plane http://www.flickr.com/photos/happyshooter/2268359625/sizes/o/in/ photostream/ - Hotel sign http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/be/Phoenix-map.jpg - Map http://www.flickr.com/photos/exolucere/2191248153/sizes/o/in/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/mandj98/377859315/sizes/o/in/photostream/ - photostream/ - Interview Vegas Pic http://www.flickr.com/photos/flyforfun/2426540368/sizes/o/in/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/saguaropictures/3711357355/sizes/l/in/ photostream/ - Dallas aiport photostream/ - Cactus http://www.flickr.com/photos/n0rthw1nd/4418311590/sizes/l/in/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/openthreads/1559758083/sizes/o/in/photostream/ - photostream/ - Feather Baloons http://www.flickr.com/photos/cactusthesaint/10199871/sizes/o/in/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/80115102@N00/3751915703/ - Cowboy Star photostream/ - Sleeping Business Man http://www.flickr.com/photos/denverjeffrey/1950409800/sizes/l/in/photostream/ - http://blogs-images.forbes.com/lisaarthur/files/2011/02/seth-godin- cubicle poke-the-box-300x300.jpg - Poke the Box http://www.flickr.com/photos/alexfrance/3221301604/sizes/l/in/photostream/ - http://ebscolearning.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/crush-it.jpg - Crush guy in suit It!• http://www.flickr.com/photos/thrasher308/3140556939/sizes/z/in/photostream/ - http://www.flickr.com/photos/9255261@N07/1990592980/sizes/l/in/ Waffle photostream/ - Ipod• http://www.flickr.com/photos/like_the_grand_canyon/5357369916/sizes/o/in/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/roberthl/3226106031/sizes/l/in/ photostream/ - Candy Bars photostream/ - CD Player om• http://www.flickr.com/photos/iain/482602666/sizes/o/in/photostream/ - Fruitre d Bo of http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamiebakerxsi/4830121171/sizes/l/in/ g D yin photostream/ - Boom Box
  • 37. And as always... Please, prevent death by powerpoint and check out:@JESSEDEE & @STORY_JON