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LinkedIn just launched a tool that helps job seekers prep for interviews. I gave it a test run, and it was really awkward - but it showed me 2 major mistakes I've been making

Posted On: Jun 18, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

LinkedIn just launched a tool that helps job seekers prep for interviews. I gave it a test run, and it was really awkward - but it showed me 2 major mistakes I've been making

Job interviews can be tricky, as hiring managers often use questions designed to catch you off guard.
To help job seekers prepare for interviews, LinkedIn just launched a new tool that provides advice on answering questions via step-by-step videos.
I used the tool and found that while awkward at first, practicing my interview answers made me more confident.
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Job interviews can sometimes seem more like a game of wits than a test of your abilities.
Things like what you wear, what time you arrive, and how much you smile often make a big difference to the hiring manager, who can even use interview questions to try to trick you .
To help prepare for the uncertainty of job interviews, LinkedIn just released a tool that allows users to practice for the big meeting in real time. After the user applies to a job, LinkedIn shares advice on answering common questions, such as "Why should we hire you?" and "What is your greatest strength?"

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