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How to be concise and precise with your interview answers.

Discussion in 'Jobseekers' started by marmot.morveux, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. marmot.morveux

    marmot.morveux New commenter

    When I'm nervous at interview I tend to talk too much. During one discussion at an interview, I talked for 10 minutes - it felt like I couldn't stop myself! Does anyone have any advice on how to be concise and precise with my answers?
     
  2. marmot.morveux

    marmot.morveux New commenter

    *Bump* - and I should have put 'Dear Theo' in the thread title.
     
  3. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    A while back someone had some advice along the lines of 'Answer the question simply backing it up with evidence or an example and then ask "Would you like further information?" If the answers "No", move on and be prepared should the answer be "Yes, please go on".
     
  4. marmot.morveux

    marmot.morveux New commenter

    A very good point there Lara - many thanks! :)
     

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