While listening to the radio yesterday, one of the songs I heard was The Great Pretender from Queen. An awesome song… It reminded me of a few thing that I heard over the years regarding job interviews.
One of the most interesting one is how people pretend being something they aren`t during interviews.
For example, a friend of mine told me that he has the tendency to say “yes” to any question being asked of him. And, of course, he agrees with everything the recruiter says. It because he`s afraid not to get the job. He`s unemployed for almost 2 years.
Another person I know invests data, statistics to be more precise. He has the tendency to respond to question with a “for example” answer, trying to give data in each answer. They are mostly invented…
These are the most common I`ve heard of so far.
The idea is that you shouldn`t pretend to be anyone or t know anything that you don`t. Sooner or later, it will all come back and kick you in the ….
Behave as the person you are. It`s the surest way of winning over the “crowd”. If not, then it wasn`t meant to be