Ep81: Failed at multiple interviews? Here's WHY.

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In this episode, Mei Phing shares a client story of a job seeker who struggled with interviews despite being active in Toastmasters, due to an aggressive communication style and lack of understanding of the hiring manager's perspective. 



[00:00] πŸŽ™οΈ Job seeker struggled with interviews despite Toastmasters experience.

[02:15] πŸŽ™οΈ Communication style and lack of hiring manager perspective were the main issues.

[05:45] πŸŽ™οΈ Coaching helped adjust the approach and improve interview answers.

[09:20] πŸŽ™οΈ Job seeker secured a job at a multinational company with higher pay and career growth opportunities.


Key Insights

[00:00] πŸ’‘ Job seekers should not rely solely on Toastmasters for interview success.

[02:15] πŸ’‘ Understanding the intention of interview questions and adjusting communication style is crucial.

[05:45] πŸ’‘ Having a clear formula and structure for interview answers improves confidence and impresses hiring managers.

[09:20] πŸ’‘ Self-awareness and managing perception are important in interviews for career growth and success.



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