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How Do I Stick Out in an Interview?


Dear Experts,

I got an interview with a company I’m really interested in. What is the one important thing I should do to stand out? What is the most critical thing to make me memorable in a good way. I know they are interviewing 20 people for this position so I need advice on how to stick out like a sore thumb (in a good way).

Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question:

Q#215 Tell short stories re ur accomps & link 2 their work; stories w/facts, figures, progress are memorable. (@juliaerickson)

Q#215 Research company and industry. Show how u can solve problem, give examples. (@kgrantcareers)

Q#215 Know org’s & specific department’s needs INSIDE-OUT! Know how u can address 2, 3 or more of those needs w/ spec exmpls. (@sweetcareers)

Q#215 One Way: Do more research into company’s problems, & offer your own fixes. Work hard on this for success! (@GLHoffman)

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