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How to Build a Strong College Graduate Personal Brand: Recruiters’ Tips for What You Should Do During Your Interviews

How to Build a Strong College Graduate Personal Brand: Recruiters’ Tips for What You Should Do During Your Interviews

So, you’ve defined your college graduate personal brand, and you’ve done the work to prepare for your interviews. Now, it’s the moment of truth. What can you do to make sure you put your best personal brand forward and ace the interview? I interviewed many of the country’s top college recruiters, and here are just a few of the tips they have for students to follow during job interviews:

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Attention College Grads!  How to Use a Post-Interview Thank You Note to Land the Job You Want

Attention College Grads! How to Use a Post-Interview Thank You Note to Land the Job You Want

Statistics show that, on average, only about 10% of college grads write a thank you after an interview. So, should you? Absolutely! It’s a great way to distinguish yourself from the sea of other candidates, and it will help your individual personal brand stay memorable. In fact, if you’re in the “maybe” pile when you leave the interview, a well thought-out thank you could easily move you to the “yes” pile.

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How Personal Branding Can Get You More Interviews … and a Great New Job

How Personal Branding Can Get You More Interviews … and a Great New Job

One of the most common misconceptions about searching for a job is that the person with the most or best
experience is the one who gets hired. Truth is: You’re more likely to be hired for a job based on your
connection with the interviewer than on your qualifications. And the best way to forge an instant,
powerful connection with your interviewer is to define and communicate a strong job-seeker personal
brand.

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