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Get a New Job: Storytelling for Job Interviews

Prep for the interview by having your stories straight

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    First, you'll learn why storytelling is so important in a job interview. We'll discuss how to structure and plot your stories, and which kinds of anecdotes work best in an interview setting. You'll practice telling your own tales and answering a wide variety of question types. Finally, we'll give you some tips from career experts on how to ace your next job interview.

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What's an interview anyway? It's an opportunity to tell the story of your life. A great anecdote helps interviewers remember you, like you, and want to hire you.

In this tutorial, you'll learn about the elements that make up a great narrative. We'll show you how to craft a plot, and how to choose the right story for your audience. We'll discuss the pros and cons of using humor, try out the methods that career counselors use to craft a good tale, and go over the types of job interview questions that work best with story-based answers.

You'll learn why story answers are ideal for the dreaded behavioral interview. Also, we'll talk about the number one most-hated question, and how to turn it into a walk in the park.

Everyone loves a good story. We'll show you how to spin the tale that will get you the job.

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