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Philly.com: How to Stand Out When Applying for a Job

Philly.com: How to Stand Out When Applying for a Job

12/1/2013 12:00 AM

When applying for a job – or simply trying to keep one – people become risk-averse. They are afraid to stand out. But going unnoticed on the job or not making an impression in an interview can cause a career stall-out.

Career experts share advice on how to stand out in a good way.

“Be prepared to answer, ‘Tell me a little bit about yourself.’ Many job candidates sink or swim on this question. Walking someone through your résumé is the fastest way to lose their interest. Instead, answer as if you are describing the blockbuster movie trailer about your work history. You only show the highlights, and it leaves us wanting to know more.” — Gabriel Razo, director of career planning and placement, Harold Washington College, Chicago

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