The holiday season is here, and if you’re job hunting, it may not feel like the most wonderful time of the year. The job search is always a bit stressful even under the best of circumstances. You are constantly balancing your activities, trying to keep an open schedule for interviews, trying to update and polish skills, searching online for jobs, networking online and off. It’s a full-time job itself.
We live in complex economic times, and things like security, consistency and prosperity are difficult to come by. If you have recently secured your first "real job" you are likely still reeling from excitement and anticipation, but now is the time to settle down and determine the best way to organise your newly won earnings.
One of the skills that you need during an interview is the ability to sell yourself. That can sound frightening to someone who is afraid of selling anything. By understanding the process, one can put themselves forward in an interview without feeling like a salesperson. Here are some tips for working on your sales pitch in any interview.