So, you see an ad for your dream job and, of course, decide to apply. But how do you make sure you get it?
Your chances of getting any given job are mainly influenced by two things; your technical abilities and how you come across in the job interview.
At short notice, you can’t do too much about your technical skills, apart from making sure you present them optimally in your CV/resume but you can do something about how you come across, and that can set you above the competition in the eyes of the interviewer.
One approach, according “job interview master” Vj Vijai is to use his tried and tested formula, which he describes briefly in the following short, entertaining video.
Let us know what you think of his ideas in the comments.
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