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Success is not chasing the dreams, it is all about shaping dreams. Dreaming big is not enough, living your dreams through perseverance should be your goal. Every tiny step you take is a big leap forward. The obstacles that you encounter are not hindrances, they are the milestones that you conquer on the way. The … Continue reading Success is not Chasing a Dream
Listening is a way of paying respect and attention. It is also a journey inward, a wellspring of understanding, a manner of re- uniting with your soul.
On Cracking the Interview
How to Introduce Yourself in an Interview?
The opening question in almost all interviews is “Introduce Yourself ” or “Tell us Something about Yourself.” While this appears to be the simplest question to answer, it is in fact the trickiest to handle. The question is taken lightly by most candidates. The Pre-interview preparation involves huge preparation on technical questions, situational/ behavioural questions or other skill based questions. However less attention is paid to the candidates personal introduction.
If a candidate can satisfactorily answer the question ‘Tell me about Yourself ?”, half the battle is already won. So what does the Introduction do? We can say it serves 4 major purposes:
1) It reflects your level of Self-awareness
2) It reveals your Self-confidence
3) It is a good opportunity to demonstrate your communication skills
4) It can help steer the interview discussion towards your side
How do these things affect the…
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