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The dreaded interview question, "Tell me about yourself," stumps a lot of folks. People of all ages and experience levels often fail to answer this one correctly, in a way that conveys meaningful information to the interviewer—information they will actually use to consider your candidacy.

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The difference between most areas in life and the job search process is that, in most areas in life, you know who your competition is. You can analyze the competition's strengths, capitalize on their weaknesses, and prepare accordingly to give yourself the best chance to win.

The job search process is different: you don't know who you are competing against.

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Sweaty palms. Shaky voice. Blank mind. These symptoms of nervousness can seriously sabotage a job interview, no matter how prepared and qualified you are. To quell these natural responses and help you muster more confidence in anxious situations, consider these quick pre-interview confidence boosters so you can perform better right before your next job interview—no energy drinks or cheesy motivational speeches required!

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Unless you've been really lucky, you've probably discovered this simple fact about the job search process: It's not easy.

The process is littered with ups and downs, small victories, and brutal defeats. By the time you achieve the ultimate victory—earning your dream job—you're both physically and emotionally exhausted.

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If you needed to convince someone that Girl Scout cookies are delicious or that rainbows were really beautiful, you'd have to first know what the cookies taste like and what rainbows look like—right? The same applies when it's time for you to sell yourself in an interview to strangers.

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