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Sue Massey said,         
June 10 2008

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Bob Parsons said,         
September 10 2008

That’s one of the toughest questions to answer because it deserves the most honest of an answer…

Career Success: How to Prepare When a Layoff is Imminent | Overnight Sensation - Public Speaking, Communication and Personal Development said,         
March 12 2009

[…] Interviews today aren’t like they were ten years ago and this is especially true if you’ve been at the same company for a while and risen in rank. While interviewing for my first job as an entry level programmer, I was asked questions about my projects in college and at my internship. Five years later when I was out on the street interviewing for a senior development job, the interviews were focused more on my skills (which people assessed by quizzing me) then my goals or even accomplishments. I wasn’t asked questions about my strengths and weaknesses nor was I asked where I wanted to be in five years. […]

Melvin Sorcher said,         
April 14 2009

For new or recent college graduates, the questions referenced above (as well as most of the typical questions) should not be answered directly. Most interviewers are definitely not skilled enough to interpret the answers and assess a candidate’s potential. This reality is not even covered in interview training. Most interviewees don’t say anything memorable so that they do not distinguish themselves from the other candidates. There is a much better way to create a positive and memorable impression. See incisive book by Melvin Sorcher, PhD.


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