Dear Experts, What advice would you give to a candidate about to be interviewed with the TopGrading methodology? There are tons of materials on the Web about why/how hiring managers would use this, but little for the candidate's perspective. To be prepared for this and other specialized interview opportunities, hear what our experts had to say. Here is how our CAREEREALISM-Approved Experts answered this question on Twitter:Q#465 I'd prepare for a TopGrading interview just like any other. Prepare. Know accomplishments. Sell it. (@beneubanks) Q#465 Be familiar/comfy w/ALL of your resume; anticipate in-depth questions. Analyze job posting, their holy grail. (@juliaerickson) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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