How To Prepare For An Interview To Be Successful

Want to ace interviews? Do this much:

Dial-in your mindset:

1. Interviews are a form of stage performance. It’s not about you, but how you play the role.
2. There are no perfect candidates. The firm feels you have what it takes to do the job. Let go of stress.

Learn your part:

1. Get into character: Absorb youtube videos, podcasts about this role and the industry.
2.Type out, then speak out responses to behavioral and technical questions. Be natural, not memorized.
3.Brand yourself as a problem-solver, not a job-wanter.

Know your audience:

1. Emphasize what they care about, not what you can get out of this role. Share examples of you getting results of any kind, ideally, the kind sought after in this role.
2. Your questions may make all the difference. Ask questions that reflect research.

Mock interview with an expert

1. Get feedback on the standard interview questions.
2. Tighten up your responses so they reflect short answers, incorporate results with numbers, and flush out...

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How To: Thank You Letter


Watch this video as a supplement to the training videos on how to write a thank you letter.

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On Being an International Student using LinkedIn

𝙊𝙣 𝙗𝙚𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙖𝙣 𝙞𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙣𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝙨𝙩𝙪𝙙𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙪𝙨𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙇𝙞𝙣𝙠𝙚𝙙𝙄𝙣 (LI). I got a question from a parent in China: is LI safe?

Her daughter was getting some messages that were not professional. The mom concluded that LI should not be used at all.

With 300m people on LI, LI reflects the broader society. There is good and bad. So, let’s use LI with a purpose, be professional and sidestep the bad stuff to get the results we want.

My mentees and I work through situations like this. I help apply a professional lens. People hire people, not resumes. We do need to meet people to get hired, and we need to be flexible with schedules + stay professional.

One female client connected to a manager at a famous company. That manager invited her for drinks and dinner. Drinks AND dinner? Red flag. Alarms went off. We had to respond cautiously.

Now, in NYC it is common to grab a drink after work. But I was fairly sure this guy was bad news.

I instructed her to say she had to keep it to a drink + that her friends...

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