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Perfect interviews by Ken Langdon, Nikki Cartwright

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16. Would you say you’re a glass-half-empty person or a glass-half-full?

For most interviewers a positive mental attitude is almost an obsession. Find a way of displaying yours, and talk about the difference it can make.

It’s true that the attitude with which we approach events does have an impact on how things turn out.

If we wish to perform at our best and to help others do the same we need to start from the attitude that everyone is equipped with the ability to succeed. Now, how do you get that into the answer to an interview question?

We can make it happen

What’s behind this question is a rather negative probe. The supplementary questions are likely to be in the area of how you handle setbacks and how you behave when things are not going ...

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