How do you use storytelling in a job interview?
A story shares events, facts, and outcomes wrapped in an engaging narrative. The compelling takeaway is that people remember stories more than they remember a recitation of facts and figures.
So, what kind of stories can you use?
“When you are preparing for a job interview, do your homework. Understand the employer’s needs and use a story to show how to deliver exceptional results.“John G Self
- Your early life – experiences, values that define who you are today
- Building a successful team
- Overcoming adversity
- Improving outcomes, or
- Winning a new customer
When you are preparing for a job interview, do your homework. Understand the employer’s needs and use a story to show how to deliver exceptional results.
Before you push back, I had never met someone who did not have an interesting story to tell.
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