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Use This Job Interview 'Gem' For Magical Results

© Written By Jimmy Sweeney President of CareerJimmy and Author of the new Job Interview "Secret"

An employer calls to set up an interview. Just what you've wanted. You feel your excitement build, but maybe you feel apprehensive too and worried a little about the questions he or she will ask you regarding the prospective job. How can you prepare for such a meeting when you don't know what to expect?

One thing is all you need to know. ALL questions will point back to the essential, but unvoiced, question. "What can you do for our company?"

Answer it to yourself in the most convincing and truthful manner possible and then you'll be on track to having a magical interview experience. Even though the hiring manager may not come right out with those words, they will be in his or her mind.

Your credentials and skills, important as they are, will not matter if you can't honestly express how you will use them to benefit the company. So be prepared to talk about the positive solutions you've come up with in your previous employment, as well as your ability to lead in a crisis, get along with management, and motivate and encourage fellow employees.

You will be assessed not only for your talent but for your ability to relate to people and get along with your team mates, all of which contributes to the basic concern—what you can bring to the company that will improve the morale, raise the bottom line, and produce products and services that build the organization's reputation.


Start by being yourself.

The night before your interview, write down a few notes and have them ready to refer to at the right moment. This is your chance to step out, display your ability, and receive a job offer.

- Jimmy Sweeney

Jimmy Sweeney is the president of CareerJimmy and author of the brand new "Secret Career Document" job landing system. Jimmy is also the author of several career related books and writes a monthly article titled, "Job Search Secrets." Visit our friends at Job Interview "Secret" and discover Jimmy Sweeney's breakthrough strategy that will have you standing out from the competition like a Harvard graduate at a local job fair… DURING your next job interview.