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Discussion in 'Jobseekers' started by anon3946, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. Didn't get dream job :( I talked too much, was the feedback- which is fair; I DO talk, a lot, especially when nervous. Need to learn to be concise. Succint.
    Plus side, the job went to someone I know, who's really lovely and I'm thrilled for her.
    And, in the spirit of self-improvement, that is all I shall say.
  2. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    Oh, Alliandra!
    How thoughtful of you to be pleased for the person who did get the job.
    and look on the Flowers . . . thread for your consolation bouquet.
  3. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

    That's bad bad bad for you, Alli.
    Try practicising being structured - think "I shall make only 3 points. First, second, third".
    Easier to do that than to say to yourself "I shall be concise".
    Best wishes
    TheoGriff. Member of the TES Careers Advice Service.
    I do Application and Interview one-to-ones, and also contribute to the Job Application Seminars. We look at application letters, executive summaries and interviews, with practical exercises that people really appreciate.
    For the full TES Weekend Workshop programme please visit www.tes.co.uk/careerseminars or contact advice@tes.co.uk for one-to-one sessions.

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