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Tips To Appear Confident and Assertive In An Interview

Dear Joan:

I am looking for some pointers on job interviews. I have been told by two interviewers that I don't seem assertive or aggressive enough. I do possess those strengths, as I am currently a vice president in a very demanding job. What are some ways to convey aggression and assertiveness during a job interview? I appreciate your help.

Answer:

Without seeing you in action, I can only guess what might be undermining your natural tendencies.

Here are some pointers that will help you shine:

- Joan Lloyd

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