Chapter 4: How to Handle Failures

This chapter discusses a delicate aspect of interviews—handling failures. The main purpose of this chapter is to show you how to identify the causes of failure and how to mitigate them in the future.

However, before discussing handling failures, let’s quickly tackle the proper way to accept or decline an offer. At the end of an interview, or at some point during the interview, you may find yourself in a position to accept or decline an offer. This is not about giving a simple and dry yes or no answer.

Our agenda for this chapter includes the following:

  • Accepting or rejecting an offer
  • Considering that failure is an option
  • Understanding that a company can reject you for a lot of reasons
  • Objectively identifying ...

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