Winning Secrets to Acing the Job Interview
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  • It goes from a monologue to a dialogue. When the discussion is interactive, it becomes more exciting.Person who asks the questions is in control. It’s good to be perceived as in control, no?
  • “Why should I hire you?” example

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  • 1. Winning Secrets to Acing Your Job Interview
    Lewis Lin
    Seattle Interview Coach
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  • 2. About Me
    Companies I’ve Worked For
    Schools I Graduated From
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  • 3. Our Services
    Key Services
    • Interview Coaching
    • 4. Resume Writing
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  • 5. Featured in international publications
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  • 6. Why I Started Seattle Interview Coach
    “A candidate can have the best skills and work experience in the world - completely different and novel - but if that person can't explain it to others, it doesn't matter.”
    – Adapted from Gregory Burns, Professor of Economics, Emory University
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  • 7. 7 interview secrets
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  • 8. Secret #1: The Springboard Tactic
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  • 9. Secret #2: You Can Ask Questions Too
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  • 10. Secret #3: Signposting
    Tells the interviewer where you are going.
    It makes it easier to follow.
    You’ll also come across as organized and in control.
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  • 11. Secret #4: Body language matters
    Lean forward to demonstrate interest
    Project a strong voice
    Maintain eye contact
    Don’t sway your body or head
    Smile
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  • 12. Secret #5: Relax
    It’s natural to feel nervous.
    Pretend you are having coffee with a friend.
    You have nothing to lose.
    If you don’t get the job, at least you’ve learned more about a new company. And who knows, you might’ve met a new friend.
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  • 13. Secret #6: Be creative
    It’ll help you standout from others.
    In addition to getting credit for being creative, you’ll extra effort will be noteworthy.
    Some ideas:
    Write a business plan, either for the company or for you.
    Design marketing collateral for a brand new product concept.
    Do some informational interviews.
    Visit the store or factory.
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  • 14. Secret #7: Practice, practice, practice.
    You’ll be less nervous and more polished with practice.
    The best candidates practice 30 hrs. per interview.
    Rehearse with your family & friends.
    Record yourself using a video camera, webcam, or tape recorder.
    Practice in front of the mirror
    And of course, you can always get professional coaching
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  • 15. Questions?
    http://www.SeattleInterviewCoach.com
    lewis@seattleinterviewcoach.com
    http://www.twitter.com/InterviewCoach
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