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Jobs That Matter by Heather Krasna

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CHAPTER 12

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LAUNCHING YOUR PUBLIC SERVICECAREER: INTERVIEWING, NEGOTIATINGOFFERS, AND GETTING PROMOTED

“It takes 20 years to make an overnight success.” —Eddie Cantor

Congratulations! You have been asked to interview for a public service job. However, it’s not quite time to celebrate yet, as many interviews don’t turn into job offers. Keep on applying to other positions in the meantime, but harness your excitement into becoming a well-prepared candidate so you can increase your chances of landing an offer. Use the tips in this chapter to help you prepare.

If you do receive an offer, you should take a moment to assess your situation to make sure ...

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