#11: Don’t Think It’s Over When the Interview Ends

Whew. You made it through the interview. And now it’s on to the next step. Yes, there is always a next step. It’s also an opportunity to strengthen your connection, help the employer get a sense of your value, and rustle up more show-stopping evidence to outshine the competition.

Rarely, if ever, do employers decide right on the spot and at their very first interview to offer you the job. There usually are second or third interviews, and sometimes more. They have to talk it over with others. They may be meeting more applicants.

As you’re driving away from the interview, instead of texting (you should never do this while driving) or talking on your cell phone (it’s best not to do that while driving ...

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