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Getting a Social Media Job For Dummies by Brooks Briz, David Rose

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Chapter 14

Preparing to Nail Your Interview

In This Chapter

arrow Researching and investigating companies

arrow Managing applicant tracking and assessment systems

arrow Understanding interview types

arrow Tracking interview activity

arrow Negotiating and accepting a job offer

An interview process isn’t easy. It’s uncomfortable. It forces you to reflect and focus upon your career path. You’re confronted with the reality that you may not have met your own expectations.

Then again, you may have exceeded all expectations and are uncertain how to navigate in a changing environment. Whichever scenario, a tactical approach to interview strategy is in order.

Using the 7-3-1 Principle

You can use an individual interview strategy or a good career strategy. Career strategy is big picture. If you’re looking to apply your skills in a new industry, you may be willing to take an entry-level position. That’s a career strategy. Individual strategy is more about targeting specific companies and focusing on the short ...

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