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Are you really ready to be interviewed?

Not everyone leaves their employment by choice......  Any kind of vagueness or glib explanation will only affect your credibility with the interviewer.  Lying and fudging the truth will invariably be found out.  Professional interviewers can spot B.S. from a mile away and their “gut instincts” are honed to spot any inconsistencies. 

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Get the best result from an agency interview - part 2

Threatening to phone your father who plays golf with the company CEO won’t get you back into the hiring process.  Neither will a direct approach to the employer – they’re relying on the counsel of their recruiting partner for a reason.

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First impressions count

Be mindful of the cultural traditions of the person you’re shaking hands with.  Some need a lot of space between you both whilst some prefer to be standing quite close together.  A handshake with a variation of the European cheek kiss routine should be reserved only for those you know well. A two handed shake from yourself again should be reserved for people you know well, or for your political career.

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